Lonaconing, MD 21539 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21539: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lonaconing, MD 21539

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 50
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,047
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 39
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.597, Longitude -79.014
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21539 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Allegany, Garrett).

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Lonaconing, MD 21539 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,884
Population in Households 2,782
Population in Familes 2,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,112
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 768
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 780 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 187 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $90,101
Average Home Value $130,769


Median Household Income $39,761
Average Household Income $49,841
Per Capita Income $20,396
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.21%
Households -0.11% -0.2%
Families -0.25% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   0.67%
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.

Lonaconing, MD 21539 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21539 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 # 283 38th
Population Density1 # 375 18th
Diversity Index2 # 434 5th
Median Household Income # 426 7th
Per Capita Income # 429 6th

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