Woodbine, MD 21797 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 21797: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Woodbine, MD 21797

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 139
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,073
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.31, Longitude -77.067
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21797 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Carroll, Howard, Montgomery).

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Woodbine, MD 21797 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,357
Population in Households 9,351
Population in Familes 8,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 207
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 3,110
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 2,563
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,783 (85.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 327 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $582,294
Average Home Value $609,208


Median Household Income $118,494
Average Household Income $152,429
Per Capita Income $50,688
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 1.02%
Households 0.6% 0.93%
Families 0.51% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Woodbine, MD 21797 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21797 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 # 191 58th
Population Density1 # 283 38th
Diversity Index2 # 297 35th
Median Household Income # 44 91st
Per Capita Income # 63 86th

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