Friendsville, MD 21531 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21531: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Friendsville, MD 21531

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 59
  • Single Family Addresses: 837
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Garrett County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.66, Longitude -79.405
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Friendsville, MD 21531 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,480
Daytime Population: Workers 395
Daytime Population: Residents 1,287
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,682
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 2,480
Population in Familes 2,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $37,111
Average Household Income $47,962
Per Capita Income $19,939


Total Housing Units 1,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 751 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 441 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $170,276
Average Home Value $237,916


Total Households 1,031
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 710
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.42%
Households 0.66% 0.38%
Families 0.52% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Friendsville, MD 21531 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21531 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 293 36th
Population Density # 427 7th
Diversity Index # 449 2nd
Median Household Income # 443 3rd
Per Capita Income # 438 4th

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