Salisbury, MD 21804 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21804: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salisbury, MD 21804

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 957
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,882
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,692
  • County: Wicomico County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.356, Longitude -75.538
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salisbury, MD 21804 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,894
Daytime Population: Workers 20,847
Daytime Population: Residents 18,217
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 39,064
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 38,277
Population in Familes 27,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,617
Population Density2 743
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $52,268
Average Household Income $67,101
Per Capita Income $26,428


Total Housing Units 16,451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,973 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,178 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,300 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $183,781
Average Home Value $210,441


Total Households 15,151
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 8,908
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 0.64%
Households 0.43% 0.58%
Families 0.23% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Salisbury, MD 21804 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21804 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 39 92nd
Population Density # 174 62nd
Diversity Index # 99 79th
Median Household Income # 380 17th
Per Capita Income # 373 18th

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