Glen Burnie, MD 21060 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21060: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Glen Burnie, MD 21060

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 791
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,169
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,581
  • County: Anne Arundel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.165, Longitude -76.583
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Glen Burnie, MD 21060 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,600
Population in Households 32,970
Population in Familes 25,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 630
Population Density1 2,601
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 12,962
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 8,297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,919 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,043 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 880 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $247,259
Average Home Value $273,669


Median Household Income $62,592
Average Household Income $75,149
Per Capita Income $29,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.36% 1.55%
Households 2.13% 1.39%
Families 2.11% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Glen Burnie, MD 21060 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21060 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 # 62 87th
Population Density1 # 92 80th
Diversity Index2 # 120 74th
Median Household Income # 292 36th
Per Capita Income # 301 34th

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