Crisfield, MD 21817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Crisfield, MD 21817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 191
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,290
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 106
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.989, Longitude -75.844
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Crisfield, MD 21817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,160
Population in Households 5,085
Population in Familes 4,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 196
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 2,165
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,390
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,300 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 865 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 794 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $139,474
Average Home Value $192,462


Median Household Income $44,887
Average Household Income $51,673
Per Capita Income $22,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.41%
Households -0.38% -0.38%
Families -0.5% -0.46%
Median Household Income   -1.83%
Per Capita Income   0.15%
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.

Crisfield, MD 21817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21817 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 # 236 48th
Population Density1 # 286 37th
Diversity Index2 # 142 69th
Median Household Income # 410 10th
Per Capita Income # 412 10th

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