Baltimore, MD 21206 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21206: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21206

Acceptable Alternative
Raspeburg, MD 21206

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 764
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,830
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,076
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.342, Longitude -76.531
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21206 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Baltimore, Baltimore City).

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Baltimore, MD 21206 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 50,159
Population in Households 49,706
Population in Familes 38,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 453
Population Density1 7,309
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 19,373
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 12,177
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,142 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,231 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,403 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $159,775
Average Home Value $169,898


Median Household Income $49,191
Average Household Income $57,343
Per Capita Income $22,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.0%
Households -0.09% -0.01%
Families -0.18% -0.07%
Median Household Income   -0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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 21206 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21206 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 # 19 96th
Population Density1 # 21 96th
Diversity Index2 # 144 69th
Median Household Income # 394 14th
Per Capita Income # 408 11th

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