Hampstead, MD 21074 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21074: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hampstead, MD 21074

Acceptable Alternative
Greenmount, MD 21074

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 391
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,406
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 216
  • County: Carroll County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.611, Longitude -76.848
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21074 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Baltimore, Carroll).

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Hampstead, MD 21074 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,886
Population in Households 14,884
Population in Familes 12,856
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 429
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 5,509
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 4,072
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,482 (77.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,027 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $290,095
Average Home Value $327,873


Median Household Income $84,430
Average Household Income $95,831
Per Capita Income $35,472
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.21%
Households 0.06% 0.22%
Families -0.05% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

Hampstead, MD 21074 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21074 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 # 149 67th
Population Density1 # 221 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 377 17th
Median Household Income # 183 60th
Per Capita Income # 220 52nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.