Edgewater, MD 21037 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21037: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Edgewater, MD 21037

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 753
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,797
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 280
  • County: Anne Arundel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.921, Longitude -76.543
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Edgewater, MD 21037 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,879
Population in Households 20,764
Population in Familes 17,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density1 1,194
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 7,844
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 5,486
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,452 (76.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,392 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 651 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $402,095
Average Home Value $501,224


Median Household Income $93,958
Average Household Income $118,078
Per Capita Income $44,562
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.9%
Households 0.46% 0.78%
Families 0.34% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Edgewater, MD 21037 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21037 to the other 455 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 121 74th
Population Density1 # 141 69th
Diversity Index2 # 247 46th
Median Household Income # 141 69th
Per Capita Income # 109 76th

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