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21655 is the zip code for

Preston, MD

Also in this location:
Choptank, MD

Total population
5,009
Housing units
2,165
Land area
(sq. miles)
53.00
Density
(people per sq. mile)
94.51
Water area
(sq. miles)
3.34

Demographic data for zip code 21655

Gender:

Male
2,520
Female
2,489
Median age
Male
41.70
Female
43.60
Gender

Households:

Total households
1,920
Family households
1,422
Nonfamily households
498
Average household size
2.61
Average family size
3.00
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
2,165
Occupied housing units
1,920
Owner-occupied
1,590
Renter-occupied
330
Vacant housing units
245
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
287
5 to 9 years
321
10 to 14 years
318
15 to 19 years
342
20 to 24 years
237
25 to 34 years
505
35 to 44 years
667
45 to 54 years
901
55 to 59 years
349
60 to 64 years
324
65 to 74 years
429
75 to 84 years
262
85 years and over
67
Median age
42.50
Age

Race:

White
4,185
Hispanic or Latino
69
Black or African American
638
Asian
27
American Indian & Alaska Native
12
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
0
Other (One Race)
3
Two or More Races
75
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 21655

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
3,987
Civilian labor force
2,781
Employed
2,551
Unemployed
230
Armed Forces
0
Not in labor force
1,206
Percent Unemployed
8.3%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
2,504
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
2,037
Carpooled
167
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
45
Walked
81
Other means
0
Worked at home
174
Mean travel time
30.1 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,551
Management / business / science / arts
727
Service
406
Sales / office
605
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
356
Production / transportation / material moving
457
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,551
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
126
Construction
239
Manufacturing
238
Wholesale trade
109
Retail trade
273
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
242
Information
64
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
85
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
162
Educational services / health care / social assistance
512
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
173
Public administration
187
Other services
141
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
2,551
Private wage & salary workers
1,840
Government workers
443
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
268
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
1,807
Less than $10,000
76
$10,000 to $14,999
109
$15,000 to $24,999
122
$25,000 to $34,999
174
$35,000 to $49,999
226
$50,000 to $74,999
369
$75,000 to $99,999
339
$100,000 to $149,999
239
$150,000 to $199,999
107
$200,000 or more
46
Median household income
$60,855
Mean household income
$75,416
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
12.2%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 21655

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Preston Elementary School
225 Main St
(410) 673-255240310016.1

Universities and Colleges around 21655

NameAddressPhone
Wye Research & Education Center - Agricultural Marketing CenterCarmichael Road
Queenstown, MD 21658
(410) 827-9756

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 21655

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Dorchester General Hospital
300 Byrn Street
Cambridge, MD 21613
(410) 228-551160
Eastern Shore Hospital Center"Route 50, State Route 479"
Cambridge, MD 21613
(410) 221-252580
Kent & Queen Anne's Hospital
100 Brown Street
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-330064
Memorial Hosp At Easton Md
219 South Washington Street
Easton, MD 21601
(410) 822-1000128
Upper Shore Comm Hlth CtrScheeler Road
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-680040
Warwick Manor Behavioral Hlth3680 Warwick Road
East New Market, MD 21631
(410) 943-810842

Crime rates


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