East New Market, MD 21631 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21631: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
East New Market, MD 21631

Acceptable Alternative
E New Market, MD 21631

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 928
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 19
  • County: Dorchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.597, Longitude -75.935
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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East New Market, MD 21631 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,871
Population in Households 2,866
Population in Familes 2,404
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 121
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 1,129
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 810
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 938 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 191 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $206,486
Average Home Value $266,551


Median Household Income $53,294
Average Household Income $66,621
Per Capita Income $26,262
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.36%
Households 0.43% 0.3%
Families 0.34% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

East New Market, MD 21631 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21631 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 # 284 38th
Population Density1 # 331 27th
Diversity Index2 # 286 37th
Median Household Income # 367 20th
Per Capita Income # 360 21st

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