Woodsboro, MD 21798 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21798: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Woodsboro, MD 21798

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 73
  • Single Family Addresses: 797
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 54
  • County: Frederick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.532, Longitude -77.305
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Woodsboro, MD 21798 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,166
Population in Households 2,166
Population in Familes 1,888
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 803
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 610
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 629 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $328,626
Average Home Value $391,534


Median Household Income $80,014
Average Household Income $99,788
Per Capita Income $36,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.63%
Households 0.51% 0.66%
Families 0.37% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Woodsboro, MD 21798 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21798 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 # 303 34th
Population Density1 # 299 35th
Diversity Index2 # 340 25th
Median Household Income # 197 57th
Per Capita Income # 202 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.