Zip Code 21856 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameQuantico
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Wicomico
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:1035
Racial Majority:White 76.68%
Public School Racial Majority:White 67.2%
Unemployment Rate:5.3%
Median Household Income$42140
Average Adjusted Gross Income$67900
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time33.7 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range3 - 20 ft.
Area34 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)38.33551400, -75.79573700

Zip Code 21856 Description

Zip Code 21856 is located in the state of Maryland in the Salisbury metro area. Zip code 21856 is primarily located in Wicomico County. The official US Postal Service name for 21856 is QUANTICO, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21856 are contained within or border the city limits of . Zip code 21856 is within area code 410 and area code 443. 21856 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21856 is 5.3% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.6% and is lower 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 21856 decreased to 1035 from 1059 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21856 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21856 public schools is White. 46.4% of students in 21856 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 684 76.68% 704 -3%
 Black Or African American 145 16.26% 280 -48%
 Hispanic 53 5.94% 22 +141%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 2 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 6 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 21 1.12% 21 -52%

Zip Code 21856 Race/Ethnicity

 White 67.2%
 Black Or African American 20.4%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 1.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 7.2%

Zip Code 21856 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population10351059
Male Population56.40%
Female Population43.60%
Total Households349
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$42140
Income Under $50K Per Year58.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year26.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year15.20%
21856 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 1Andy HarrisRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$220000
Average Real Estate Sale Price$149667
Current Unemployment Level 5.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7b: 5F to 10F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 63b - Chesapeake-Pamlico Lowlands and Tidal Marshes
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 11 - 20

Zip Code 21856 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)27293644536267665947393147
Avg Max Temp (°F)45485767768488868070605068
Avg Precip (In.)3.953.284.373.323.643.494.264.773.973.33.183.3944.92
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Salisbury, MD
CBSA Type21856
CBSA Population124598
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 21856
Bennett High SchoolWicomico
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 21856
Salisbury Middle SchoolWicomico