Westernport, MD 21562 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21562: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westernport, MD 21562

Acceptable Alternative
McCoole, MD 21562

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 90
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,181
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 70
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.446, Longitude -78.972
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Westernport, MD 21562 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,024
Population in Households 2,920
Population in Familes 2,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 177
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 1,235
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 817
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 895 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 275 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $83,356
Average Home Value $119,888


Median Household Income $40,543
Average Household Income $50,593
Per Capita Income $21,915
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.35%
Households -0.29% -0.34%
Families -0.46% -0.44%
Median Household Income   -1.2%
Per Capita Income   0.35%
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.

Westernport, MD 21562 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21562 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 # 276 40th
Population Density1 # 300 34th
Diversity Index2 # 448 2nd
Median Household Income # 422 7th
Per Capita Income # 417 9th

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