Middle River, MD 21220 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21220: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Middle River, MD 21220

Acceptable Alternative
Baltimore, MD 21220

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 787
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,418
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,948
  • County: Baltimore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.343, Longitude -76.413
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Middle River, MD 21220 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 40,549
Population in Households 40,409
Population in Familes 32,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 1,744
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 15,525
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 10,455
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,783 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,742 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,274 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $205,427
Average Home Value $247,225


Median Household Income $57,936
Average Household Income $72,526
Per Capita Income $27,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.57%
Households 0.31% 0.46%
Families 0.2% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Middle River, MD 21220 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21220 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 # 35 93rd
Population Density1 # 122 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 123 73rd
Median Household Income # 326 28th
Per Capita Income # 329 28th

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