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, 2017)


Total Population 2,949
Daytime Population: Workers 629
Daytime Population: Residents 1,748
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,377
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 2,843
Population in Familes 2,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 106
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $40,823
Average Household Income $53,033
Per Capita Income $22,963


Total Housing Units 1,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 881 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $92,122
Average Home Value $130,392


Total Households 1,204
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 796
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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.43% -0.64%
Households -0.43% -0.66%
Families -0.58% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Westernport, MD 21562 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21562 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 # 277 39th
Population Density # 354 23rd
Diversity Index # 451 1st
Median Household Income # 424 7th
Per Capita Income # 411 10th

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