Baltimore, MD 21214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21214

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hamilton, MD 21214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 491
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,591
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 179
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.354, Longitude -76.561
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Baltimore, MD 21214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,095
Daytime Population: Workers 4,074
Daytime Population: Residents 9,169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,243
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 19,905
Population in Familes 15,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density2 6,906
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $59,528
Average Household Income $72,827
Per Capita Income $29,059


Total Housing Units 9,059 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,592 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,331 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,136 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $185,397
Average Home Value $197,179


Total Households 7,923
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,840
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.33%
Households -0.52% -0.34%
Families -0.56% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Baltimore, MD 21214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21214 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 126 73rd
Population Density # 26 95th
Diversity Index # 111 76th
Median Household Income # 329 28th
Per Capita Income # 324 29th

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