Havre de Grace, MD 21078 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21078: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Acceptable Alternative
Hvre de Grace, MD 21078

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 663
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,370
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 585
  • County: Harford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.584, Longitude -76.151
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,019
Population in Households 18,785
Population in Familes 15,149
Population in Group Qrtrs 234
Population Density1 654
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 7,617
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 5,019
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,109 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,508 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 846 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $279,793
Average Home Value $313,853


Median Household Income $74,454
Average Household Income $91,336
Per Capita Income $37,028
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.39% 1.63%
Households 1.31% 1.58%
Families 1.2% 1.53%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Havre de Grace, MD 21078 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21078 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 # 129 72nd
Population Density1 # 189 59th
Diversity Index2 # 159 65th
Median Household Income # 227 50th
Per Capita Income # 201 56th

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