Pikesville, MD 21208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pikesville, MD 21208

Acceptable Alternative
Baltimore, MD 21208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,104
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,134
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,978
  • County: Baltimore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.378, Longitude -76.706
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21208 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Baltimore, Baltimore City).

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Pikesville, MD 21208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 35,184
Population in Households 34,244
Population in Familes 26,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 940
Population Density1 2,798
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 14,940
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 8,975
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,332 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,608 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,145 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $267,034
Average Home Value $346,536


Median Household Income $65,290
Average Household Income $94,621
Per Capita Income $41,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.58%
Households 0.24% 0.48%
Families 0.07% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.0%
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.

Pikesville, MD 21208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21208 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 # 56 88th
Population Density1 # 82 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 88 81st
Median Household Income # 268 41st
Per Capita Income # 154 66th

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