Forest Hill, MD 21050 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21050: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Forest Hill, MD 21050

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Harford County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.574, Longitude -76.398
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 566
  • PO Box Addresses: 217
  • Residential Addresses: 6,828
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 711
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,117

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

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Forest Hill, MD 21050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,085
Daytime Population: Workers 7,177
Daytime Population: Residents 9,241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,418
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 18,853
Population in Familes 16,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density2 642
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $96,836
Average Household Income $118,081
Per Capita Income $41,619


Total Housing Units 6,944 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,823 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 832 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $357,582
Average Home Value $395,333


Total Households 6,655
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 5,150
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 0.37% 0.4%
Households 0.27% 0.34%
Families 0.22% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Forest Hill, MD 21050 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21050 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 # 129 72nd
Population Density # 185 60th
Diversity Index # 377 18th
Median Household Income # 138 70th
Per Capita Income # 160 65th

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