Baltimore, MD 21216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21216

Not Acceptable, USPS
Walbrook, MD 21216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 473
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,263
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,442
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.308, Longitude -76.677
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Baltimore, MD 21216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,363
Population in Households 30,651
Population in Familes 23,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 712
Population Density1 9,436
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 11,671
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 7,242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,493 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,178 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,623 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $95,079
Average Home Value $126,111


Median Household Income $29,716
Average Household Income $41,211
Per Capita Income $16,051
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.29%
Households -0.39% -0.22%
Families -0.46% -0.27%
Median Household Income   -0.72%
Per Capita Income   0.31%
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 21216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21216 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 # 72 84th
Population Density1 # 10 98th
Diversity Index2 # 422 8th
Median Household Income # 446 2nd
Per Capita Income # 446 2nd

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