Quantico, MD 21856 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21856: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Quantico, MD 21856

Not Acceptable, USPS
Whitehaven, MD 21856

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • Single Family Addresses: 336
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wicomico County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.334, Longitude -75.807
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Quantico, MD 21856 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 981
Population in Households 866
Population in Familes 726
Population in Group Qrtrs 115
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 230
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $266,000
Average Home Value $447,000


Median Household Income $43,009
Average Household Income $53,958
Per Capita Income $21,761
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.1%
Households -0.4% -0.25%
Families -0.55% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Quantico, MD 21856 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21856 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 # 359 21st
Population Density1 # 429 6th
Diversity Index2 # 147 68th
Median Household Income # 413 9th
Per Capita Income # 419 8th

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