21122 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 21122: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pasadena, MD 21122

Acceptable Alternative
Lake Shore, MD 21122
Riviera Beach, MD 21122

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Anne Arundel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.128, Longitude -76.513
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 859
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 23,439
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 940
    • Single Family Addresses: 22,499

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Database updated: October 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Pasadena, MD 21122 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 63,374 (100%)
Population in Households 63,274 (99.8%)
Population in Families 54,065 (85.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 100 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 2,014
Diversity Index2 35


Median Household Income $100,672
Average Household Income $123,614
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $44,124
Wealth Index5 162


Total HU (Housing Units) 23,942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,571 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,049 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,322 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $364,719
Average Home Value $429,229
Housing Affordability Index3 155


Total Households 22,620
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 16,983
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.4% 0.52%
Households 0.39% 0.53%
Families 0.25% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
Owner Occupied HU   0.52%

Pasadena, MD 21122 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21122 to the other 458 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 4 99th
Population Density # 113 76th
Median Household Income # 164 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 267 58th
Per Capita Income # 207 55th
Diversity Index # 279 39th

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