Barton, MD 21521 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21521: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Barton, MD 21521

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 306
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.552, Longitude -79.08
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21521 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Allegany, Garrett).

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Barton, MD 21521 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,201
Population in Households 1,195
Population in Familes 1,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 510
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 365
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 572 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $91,473
Average Home Value $117,784


Median Household Income $41,118
Average Household Income $52,175
Per Capita Income $22,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.08%
Households 0.41% 0.08%
Families 0.31% -0.05%
Median Household Income   -0.88%
Per Capita Income   0.63%
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.

Barton, MD 21521 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21521 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 # 342 25th
Population Density1 # 394 14th
Diversity Index2 # 442 3rd
Median Household Income # 421 8th
Per Capita Income # 409 10th

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