Worton, MD 21678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Worton, MD 21678

Acceptable Alternative
Lynch, MD 21678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • Single Family Addresses: 938
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.299, Longitude -76.109
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Worton, MD 21678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,247
Population in Households 2,225
Population in Familes 1,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 899
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 618
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 702 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 234 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $239,720
Average Home Value $321,296


Median Household Income $53,817
Average Household Income $74,270
Per Capita Income $30,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.04%
Households -0.04% -0.07%
Families -0.1% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Worton, MD 21678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21678 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 # 300 34th
Population Density1 # 391 14th
Diversity Index2 # 240 47th
Median Household Income # 361 21st
Per Capita Income # 295 35th

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