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: 75
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,261
  • 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, 2017)


Total Population 2,924
Daytime Population: Workers 360
Daytime Population: Residents 1,251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,611
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 2,923
Population in Familes 2,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $52,863
Average Household Income $63,697
Per Capita Income $25,954


Total Housing Units 1,310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 884 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 307 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $181,553
Average Home Value $194,118


Total Households 1,191
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 819
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 0.73% 0.73%
Households 0.54% 0.65%
Families 0.43% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Pittsville, MD 21850 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21850 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 # 278 39th
Population Density # 357 22nd
Diversity Index # 347 24th
Median Household Income # 375 18th
Per Capita Income # 379 17th

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