Pittsville, MD 21850 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21850: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pittsville, MD 21850

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 71
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,219
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wicomico County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.393, Longitude -75.413
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Pittsville, MD 21850 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,650
Population in Households 2,650
Population in Familes 2,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 97
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,093
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 752
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 809 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 284 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $154,767
Average Home Value $179,079


Median Household Income $51,512
Average Household Income $61,933
Per Capita Income $25,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.32%
Households 0.33% 0.36%
Families 0.2% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.


Pittsville, MD 21850 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21850 to the other 440 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 285 35th
Population Density1 # 347 21st
Diversity Index2 # 338 23rd
Median Household Income # 365 17th
Per Capita Income # 356 19th

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