Baltimore, MD 21206 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21206: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21206

Acceptable Alternative
Raspeburg, MD 21206

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.342, Longitude -76.531
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21206 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Baltimore, Baltimore City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 757
  • PO Box Addresses: 251
  • Residential Addresses: 19,865
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,069
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,796

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

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Baltimore, MD 21206 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 50,479
Daytime Population: Workers 6,981
Daytime Population: Residents 24,370
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,351
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 50,012
Population in Familes 39,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 467
Population Density2 7,321
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $50,679
Average Household Income $59,630
Per Capita Income $23,238


Total Housing Units 21,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,268 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,118 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,456 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $165,836
Average Home Value $178,676


Total Households 19,386
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 12,194
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 -0.04% -0.01%
Households -0.14% -0.07%
Families -0.21% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Baltimore, MD 21206 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21206 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 # 17 96th
Population Density # 25 95th
Diversity Index # 151 67th
Median Household Income # 391 14th
Per Capita Income # 408 11th

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