Westover, MD 21871 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21871: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Westover, MD 21871

Not Acceptable, USPS
Easton Correctional Inst, MD 21871
Kingston, MD 21871
Rumbley, MD 21871

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 71
  • Single Family Addresses: 809
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.098, Longitude -75.761
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Westover, MD 21871 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,061
Population in Households 1,955
Population in Familes 1,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 582
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (26.5%)
Median Home Value $143,750
Average Home Value $203,869


Median Household Income $50,684
Average Household Income $64,487
Per Capita Income $28,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.37%
Households -0.07% -0.24%
Families -0.19% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.79%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Westover, MD 21871 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21871 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 # 308 33rd
Population Density1 # 428 6th
Diversity Index2 # 161 65th
Median Household Income # 383 16th
Per Capita Income # 324 29th

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