Finksburg, MD 21048 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21048: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Finksburg, MD 21048

Acceptable Alternative
Patapsco, MD 21048

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Carroll County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.504, Longitude -76.904
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 330
  • PO Box Addresses: 179
  • Residential Addresses: 3,942
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,936

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

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Finksburg, MD 21048 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,877
Daytime Population: Workers 2,392
Daytime Population: Residents 4,639
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,031
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 10,874
Population in Familes 9,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 414
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $92,069
Average Household Income $115,973
Per Capita Income $41,614


Total Housing Units 4,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,525 (86.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $386,219
Average Home Value $434,553


Total Households 3,902
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 3,115
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 0.09% 0.21%
Households 0.1% 0.2%
Families 0.01% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Finksburg, MD 21048 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21048 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 # 178 61st
Population Density # 225 51st
Diversity Index # 387 15th
Median Household Income # 154 66th
Per Capita Income # 162 65th

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