Baltimore, MD 21216 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21216: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21216

Not Acceptable, USPS
Walbrook, MD 21216

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.308, Longitude -76.677
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 469
  • PO Box Addresses: 217
  • Residential Addresses: 11,304
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,416
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,888

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

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Baltimore, MD 21216 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,363
Daytime Population: Workers 4,102
Daytime Population: Residents 19,011
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 30,641
Population in Familes 23,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 722
Population Density2 9,385
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $30,028
Average Household Income $42,954
Per Capita Income $16,574


Total Housing Units 15,291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,495 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,077 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,719 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $102,333
Average Home Value $134,941


Total Households 11,572
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 7,177
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 -0.42% -0.31%
Households -0.46% -0.31%
Families -0.52% -0.37%
Median Household Income   -0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Baltimore, MD 21216 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21216 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 # 72 84th
Population Density # 11 98th
Diversity Index # 428 6th
Median Household Income # 450 2nd
Per Capita Income # 448 2nd

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