Zip Code 21842 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameOcean City
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worcester
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:11089
Racial Majority:White 89.51%
Public School Racial Majority:White 78.1%
Unemployment Rate:11.0%
Median Household Income$44382
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65330
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time21.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range0 - 3 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.36981300, -75.09403200

Zip Code 21842 Description

Zip Code 21842 is located in the state of Maryland in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 21842 is primarily located in Worcester County. The official US Postal Service name for 21842 is OCEAN CITY, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21842 are contained within or border the city limits of Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD, . Zip code 21842 is within area code 443 and area code 410. 21842 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21842 is 11.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21842 increased to 11089 from 10147 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21842 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21842 public schools is White. 34.7% of students in 21842 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 10132 89.51% 9987 +1%
 Black Or African American 221 1.95% 244 -9%
 Hispanic 761 6.72% 545 +40%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 0.1% 21 -48%
 Asian 40 0.35% 132 -70%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 28 0% 28 -100%
 Two Or More Races 132 1.36% 132 +17%

Zip Code 21842 Race/Ethnicity

 White 78.1%
 Black Or African American 2.9%
 Hispanic 12.4%
 Asian 2.7%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 3.9%

Zip Code 21842 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1108910147
Male Population50.70%
Female Population49.30%
Total Households5505
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$44382
Income Under $50K Per Year55.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year29.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.70%
21842 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 1Andy HarrisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$406932
Average Real Estate Sale Price$283355
Current Unemployment Level 11.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level12.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63d - Virginian Barrier Islands and Coastal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 21842 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293544536268676250413248
Avg Max Temp (°F)45475463718084847969595065
Avg Precip (In.)3.993.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ocean Pines, MD
CBSA Type21842
CBSA Population51186
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours