Dayton, MD 21036 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21036: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Dayton, MD 21036

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.24, Longitude -76.996
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • PO Box Addresses: 33
  • Residential Addresses: 727
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 727

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Dayton, MD 21036 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,313
Daytime Population: Workers 334
Daytime Population: Residents 1,353
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,687
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 2,297
Population in Familes 2,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 362
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $177,709
Average Household Income $244,990
Per Capita Income $81,275


Total Housing Units 784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 710 (90.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 ( 7.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $832,677
Average Home Value $879,789


Total Households 765
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 671
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 1.77% 2.28%
Households 1.87% 2.23%
Families 1.77% 2.17%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.37%

Dayton, MD 21036 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21036 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 # 299 35th
Population Density # 236 48th
Diversity Index # 197 57th
Median Household Income # 10 98th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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