Curtis Bay, MD 21226 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 21226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Curtis Bay, MD 21226

Acceptable Alternative
Baltimore, MD 21226
Carvel Beach, MD 21226
Chestnut Hill Cove, MD 21226
Chstnt Hl Cv, MD 21226
Clearwater Beach, MD 21226
Clearwatr Bch, MD 21226
Greenland Bch, MD 21226
Greenland Beach, MD 21226
Orchard Beach, MD 21226
Stoney Beach, MD 21226

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brooklyn, MD 21226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 424
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,863
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 45
  • County: Anne Arundel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.201, Longitude -76.554
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21226 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Anne Arundel, Baltimore City).

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Curtis Bay, MD 21226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,009
Population in Households 7,962
Population in Familes 6,082
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 773
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 2,961
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,904
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,808 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,153 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 383 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $244,348
Average Home Value $247,981


Median Household Income $64,143
Average Household Income $74,308
Per Capita Income $27,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 1.51%
Households 0.46% 1.49%
Families 0.49% 1.51%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Curtis Bay, MD 21226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21226 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 # 200 56th
Population Density1 # 173 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 139 70th
Median Household Income # 278 39th
Per Capita Income # 333 27th

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