Upper Falls, MD 21156 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21156: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Upper Falls, MD 21156

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.437, Longitude -76.399
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 30
  • PO Box Addresses: 75
  • Residential Addresses: 98
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 98

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

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Upper Falls, MD 21156 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 371
Daytime Population: Workers 94
Daytime Population: Residents 197
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 366
Population in Familes 311
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 239
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $85,515
Average Household Income $101,387
Per Capita Income $37,599


Total Housing Units 152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $361,290
Average Home Value $367,188


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 96
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 -0.26% -0.05%
Households -0.5% -0.15%
Families -0.7% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Upper Falls, MD 21156 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21156 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 # 409 11th
Population Density # 281 39th
Diversity Index # 352 23rd
Median Household Income # 184 60th
Per Capita Income # 206 55th

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