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: 572
  • PO Box Addresses: 200
  • Residential Addresses: 6,848
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 710
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,138

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

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  1. 21050 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 21050 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Forest Hill, MD 21050 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,543
Population in Households 18,311
Population in Familes 16,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density2 654
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $101,097
Average Household Income $121,464
Per Capita Income $42,857


Total Housing Units 6,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,760 (85.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 713 (10.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $363,492
Average Home Value $407,595


Total Households 6,473
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 4,993
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.21% 0.31%
Households 0.14% 0.25%
Families 0.08% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

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

The table below compares 21050 to the other 448 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 130 71st
Population Density # 186 59th
Diversity Index # 372 17th
Median Household Income # 132 71st
Per Capita Income # 164 64th

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