Zip Code 21042 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEllicott City
Zip Code StateMaryland
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Howard
Area Code410 / 443 / 667
Current Population:38076
Racial Majority:White 70.79%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.9%
Median Household Income$121289
Average Adjusted Gross Income$156480
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time30.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range381 - 486 ft.
Area37 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.27056200, -76.89243300

Zip Code 21042 Description

Zip Code 21042 is located in the state of Maryland in the Baltimore metro area. Zip code 21042 is primarily located in Howard County. The official US Postal Service name for 21042 is ELLICOTT CITY, Maryland. Portions of zip code 21042 are contained within or border the city limits of Ellicott City, MD, Columbia, MD, . Zip code 21042 is within area code 443 and area code 410. 21042 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Maryland.

The current unemployment level in 21042 is 3.9% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.4% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.3%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 21042 increased to 38076 from 35522 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 21042 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 21042 public schools is White. 7.8% of students in 21042 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 28732 70.79% 27322 +5%
 Black Or African American 2603 6.41% 2183 +19%
 Hispanic 1106 2.73% 1031 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 38 -100%
 Asian 6916 17.04% 6519 +6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.01% 5 +20%
 Other Race 83 0.21% 83 +2%
 Two Or More Races 895 2.8% 895 +27%

Zip Code 21042 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.3%
 Black Or African American 8.3%
 Hispanic 4.3%
 Asian 31.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 5.5%

Zip Code 21042 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3807635522
Male Population49.30%
Female Population50.70%
Total Households13158
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$121289
Income Under $50K Per Year13.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year61.00%
21042 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Maryland District 7Elijah CummingsDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$673365
Average Real Estate Sale Price$553189
Current Unemployment Level 3.9%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago4.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 64c - Piedmont Uplands
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 21042 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)23253241516064635643352743
Avg Max Temp (°F)41455566758387857968564666
Avg Precip (In.)3.6234.213.474.723.963.923.624.143.483.653.4945.29
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baltimore-Towson, MD
CBSA Type21042
CBSA Population2699667
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours