Zip Code 21851 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePocomoke City
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Worcester
Secondary County: Somerset
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:7315
Racial Majority:White 57.27%
Public School Racial Majority:White 44.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.3%
Median Household Income$36245
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47980
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.1 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 36 ft.
Area116 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.07987200, -75.54200600

Zip Code 21851 Description

Zip Code 21851 is located in the state of Maryland in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 21851 is primarily located in Worcester County. Portions of 21851 are also located in Somerset County. The official US Postal Service name for 21851 is POCOMOKE CITY, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21851 are contained within or border the city limits of West Pocomoke, MD, Pocomoke City, MD, and Stockton, MD. Zip code 21851 is within area code 443 and area code 410. 21851 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21851 is 6.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 5.9% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21851 increased to 7315 from 7274 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21851 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21851 public schools is White. 62.7% of students in 21851 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 4385 57.27% 4335 +1%
 Black Or African American 2781 36.32% 2527 +10%
 Hispanic 50 0.65% 160 -69%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.12% 26 -65%
 Asian 344 4.49% 117 +194%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 13 0% 13 -100%
 Two Or More Races 137 1.15% 137 -36%

Zip Code 21851 Race/Ethnicity

 White 44.3%
 Black Or African American 42.8%
 Hispanic 4.2%
 Asian 2.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.3%
 Two or More Races 6.1%

Zip Code 21851 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population73157274
Male Population46.20%
Female Population53.80%
Total Households2914
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36245
Income Under $50K Per Year63.40%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year9.70%
21851 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 1Andy HarrisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$183343
Average Real Estate Sale Price$80800
Current Unemployment Level 6.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago9.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63b - Chesapeake-Pamlico Lowlands and Tidal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 21851 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27283543526166655946393146
Avg Max Temp (°F)46495767758387868170605068
Avg Precip (In.)3.843.24.463.193.523.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ocean Pines, MD
CBSA Type21851
CBSA Population51186
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours