Baltimore, MD 21202 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21202: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21202

Acceptable Alternative
East Case, MD 21202

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.296, Longitude -76.609
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,067
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,551
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,835
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,716

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

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  1. 21202 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 21202 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Baltimore, MD 21202 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,912
Population in Households 17,186
Population in Familes 8,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,726
Population Density2 15,449
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $41,545
Average Household Income $67,181
Per Capita Income $28,263


Total Housing Units 11,457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,876 (16.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,440 (64.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,141 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $216,456
Average Home Value $277,825


Total Households 9,316
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 2,894
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 0.96% 0.72%
Households 1.34% 1.16%
Families 0.51% 0.55%
Median Household Income   5.52%
Per Capita Income   4.64%

Baltimore, MD 21202 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21202 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 # 108 76th
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 125 72nd
Median Household Income # 420 6th
Per Capita Income # 346 23rd

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