Princess Anne, MD 21853 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21853: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Princess Anne, MD 21853

Not Acceptable, USPS
Oriole, MD 21853

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 264
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,792
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 59
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.19, Longitude -75.695
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Princess Anne, MD 21853 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,199
Population in Households 9,268
Population in Familes 6,575
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,931
Population Density1 121
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 3,842
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,168
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,940 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,902 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 662 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $168,118
Average Home Value $199,768


Median Household Income $39,157
Average Household Income $51,036
Per Capita Income $20,619
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.1%
Households 0.29% -0.05%
Families 0.13% -0.17%
Median Household Income   -1.11%
Per Capita Income   0.27%
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.

Princess Anne, MD 21853 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21853 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 # 151 67th
Population Density1 # 334 27th
Diversity Index2 # 118 75th
Median Household Income # 428 6th
Per Capita Income # 426 7th

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