Rhodesdale, MD 21659 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21659: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rhodesdale, MD 21659

Acceptable Alternative
Brookview, MD 21659
Eldorado, MD 21659
Galestown, MD 21659

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 33
  • Single Family Addresses: 362
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Dorchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.576, Longitude -75.815
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rhodesdale, MD 21659 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,383
Population in Households 1,383
Population in Familes 1,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 32
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 543
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 445 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $214,648
Average Home Value $215,843


Median Household Income $47,018
Average Household Income $58,001
Per Capita Income $22,773
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.06%
Households -0.18% -0.11%
Families -0.25% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Rhodesdale, MD 21659 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21659 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 # 329 28th
Population Density1 # 426 7th
Diversity Index2 # 266 42nd
Median Household Income # 404 11th
Per Capita Income # 405 11th

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