Frostburg, MD 21532 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21532: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Frostburg, MD 21532

Acceptable Alternative
Midland, MD 21532

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 337
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,123
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 426
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.656, Longitude -78.929
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21532 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Allegany, Garrett).

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Frostburg, MD 21532 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,016
Population in Households 13,808
Population in Familes 9,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,208
Population Density1 197
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 6,059
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 3,370
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,671 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,388 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 777 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $135,727
Average Home Value $157,968


Median Household Income $40,142
Average Household Income $52,484
Per Capita Income $22,184
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.16%
Households 0.02% -0.18%
Families -0.18% -0.3%
Median Household Income   -0.94%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
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.

Frostburg, MD 21532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21532 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 # 140 69th
Population Density1 # 285 38th
Diversity Index2 # 331 28th
Median Household Income # 424 7th
Per Capita Income # 414 9th

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