Edgewater, MD 21037 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21037: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Edgewater, MD 21037

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Anne Arundel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.921, Longitude -76.543
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 725
  • PO Box Addresses: 440
  • Residential Addresses: 8,116
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 280
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,836

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

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Edgewater, MD 21037 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21,260
Daytime Population: Workers 7,647
Daytime Population: Residents 9,787
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,434
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 21,139
Population in Familes 17,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 1,149
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $96,199
Average Household Income $121,311
Per Capita Income $45,736


Total Housing Units 8,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,588 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,391 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 636 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $394,662
Average Home Value $500,087


Total Households 7,979
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 5,585
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 0.69% 0.83%
Households 0.52% 0.73%
Families 0.41% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Edgewater, MD 21037 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21037 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 # 119 74th
Population Density # 149 68th
Diversity Index # 248 46th
Median Household Income # 141 69th
Per Capita Income # 105 77th

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