Snow Hill, MD 21863 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Snow Hill, MD 21863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 236
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,952
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.184, Longitude -75.392
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Snow Hill, MD 21863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,223
Population in Households 4,812
Population in Familes 3,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 411
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 2,005
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,378
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,404 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 601 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $191,686
Average Home Value $232,603


Median Household Income $50,963
Average Household Income $62,714
Per Capita Income $26,593
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.13%
Households -0.1% -0.08%
Families -0.21% -0.15%
Median Household Income   -0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Snow Hill, MD 21863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21863 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 # 231 49th
Population Density1 # 420 8th
Diversity Index2 # 145 68th
Median Household Income # 381 16th
Per Capita Income # 354 22nd

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