White Marsh, MD 21162 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21162: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
White Marsh, MD 21162

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.395, Longitude -76.411
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 330
  • PO Box Addresses: 195
  • Residential Addresses: 1,689
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,689

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

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White Marsh, MD 21162 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,830
Daytime Population: Workers 2,753
Daytime Population: Residents 1,941
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,694
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 3,814
Population in Familes 3,356
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 518
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $84,387
Average Household Income $110,469
Per Capita Income $38,256


Total Housing Units 1,407 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,146 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $409,353
Average Home Value $418,325


Total Households 1,321
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,022
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 1.75% 1.93%
Households 1.36% 1.78%
Families 1.29% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

White Marsh, MD 21162 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21162 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 # 255 44th
Population Density # 202 56th
Diversity Index # 161 65th
Median Household Income # 186 59th
Per Capita Income # 200 56th

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