Baltimore, MD 21218 ZIP Code Profile

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Baltimore, MD | Waverly, MD

ZIP Code 21218: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21218

Not Acceptable, USPS
Waverly, MD 21218

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.325, Longitude -76.605
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,387
  • PO Box Addresses: 166
  • Residential Addresses: 20,329
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,610
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,719

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

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  1. 21218 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 21218 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Maryland Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Baltimore, MD 21218 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 48,126
Population in Households 43,179
Population in Familes 27,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,947
Population Density2 11,448
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $38,547
Average Household Income $62,002
Per Capita Income $26,973


Total Housing Units 23,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,741 (36.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,849 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,129 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $166,362
Average Home Value $228,547


Total Households 19,590
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 8,997
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 -0.11% -0.46%
Households -0.04% -0.52%
Families -0.19% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Baltimore, MD 21218 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21218 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 # 23 95th
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 116 74th
Median Household Income # 427 5th
Per Capita Income # 365 19th

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