Sparrows Point, MD 21219 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21219: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sparrows Point, MD 21219

Acceptable Alternative
Baltimore, MD 21219
Edgemere, MD 21219
Sparrows Pt, MD 21219

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dundalk Sparrows Point, MD 21219

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 174
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,643
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 126
  • County: Baltimore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.251, Longitude -76.521
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sparrows Point, MD 21219 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,626
Population in Households 9,626
Population in Familes 8,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 901
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 3,596
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,528
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,827 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 769 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 305 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $245,175
Average Home Value $281,367


Median Household Income $58,746
Average Household Income $72,325
Per Capita Income $27,019
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.46%
Households 0.1% 0.33%
Families -0.03% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.17%
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.

Sparrows Point, MD 21219 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21219 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 # 186 59th
Population Density1 # 163 64th
Diversity Index2 # 366 20th
Median Household Income # 318 30th
Per Capita Income # 349 24th

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