Baltimore, MD 21215 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21215: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21215

Acceptable Alternative
Arlington, MD 21215

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.346, Longitude -76.681
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21215 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Baltimore, Baltimore City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,635
  • PO Box Addresses: 379
  • Residential Addresses: 22,816
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 7,334
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,482

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Baltimore, MD 21215 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 58,674
Daytime Population: Workers 33,055
Daytime Population: Residents 36,218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 69,273
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 57,472
Population in Familes 44,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,202
Population Density2 8,519
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $34,882
Average Household Income $48,781
Per Capita Income $19,506


Total Housing Units 27,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,705 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,035 (43.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,657 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $137,011
Average Home Value $169,570


Total Households 22,740
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 13,688
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 -0.37% -0.24%
Households -0.38% -0.25%
Families -0.44% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Baltimore, MD 21215 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21215 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 # 8 98th
Population Density # 17 96th
Diversity Index # 239 48th
Median Household Income # 446 2nd
Per Capita Income # 441 4th

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