Edgewood, MD 21040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Edgewood, MD 21040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 492
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,724
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 211
  • County: Harford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.429, Longitude -76.304
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Edgewood, MD 21040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,811
Population in Households 24,743
Population in Familes 20,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 2,749
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 8,800
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 6,310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,766 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,034 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 688 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $185,129
Average Home Value $207,930


Median Household Income $56,581
Average Household Income $67,002
Per Capita Income $23,864
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.34%
Households 0.3% 0.35%
Families 0.17% 0.25%
Median Household Income   -0.31%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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.

Edgewood, MD 21040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21040 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 # 106 77th
Population Density1 # 85 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 60 87th
Median Household Income # 339 26th
Per Capita Income # 391 14th

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