Grantsville, MD 21536 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21536: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Grantsville, MD 21536

Acceptable Alternative
Jennings, MD 21536

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 162
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,362
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Garrett County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.677, Longitude -79.154
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Grantsville, MD 21536 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,303
Population in Households 4,183
Population in Familes 3,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,658
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,179 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 479 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 385 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $167,549
Average Home Value $203,584


Median Household Income $47,227
Average Household Income $58,969
Per Capita Income $23,534
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.67%
Households 0.85% 0.67%
Families 0.7% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.

Grantsville, MD 21536 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21536 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 # 247 46th
Population Density1 # 412 10th
Diversity Index2 # 438 4th
Median Household Income # 403 12th
Per Capita Income # 396 13th

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