Baltimore, MD 21202 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21202: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21202

Acceptable Alternative
East Case, MD 21202

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,046
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,685
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,839
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.296, Longitude -76.609
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Baltimore, MD 21202 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,738
Population in Households 16,380
Population in Familes 8,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,358
Population Density1 13,413
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 8,836
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 2,863
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,681 (15.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,155 (66.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,923 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $188,537
Average Home Value $264,783


Median Household Income $36,072
Average Household Income $58,351
Per Capita Income $24,847
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.27%
Households 0.84% 0.6%
Families 0.35% 0.25%
Median Household Income   -0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Baltimore, MD 21202 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21202 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 # 112 76th
Population Density1 # 3 100th
Diversity Index2 # 122 73rd
Median Household Income # 440 4th
Per Capita Income # 381 16th

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