Baltimore, MD 21224 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21224: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Baltimore, MD 21224

Acceptable Alternative
Highlandtown, MD 21224

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Baltimore City County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.281, Longitude -76.538
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21224 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Baltimore, Baltimore City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 2,107
  • PO Box Addresses: 301
  • Residential Addresses: 21,684
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,767
    • Single Family Addresses: 19,917

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

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Baltimore, MD 21224 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 52,703
Daytime Population: Workers 35,185
Daytime Population: Residents 23,760
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 58,945
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 52,276
Population in Familes 33,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 427
Population Density2 5,394
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $51,906
Average Household Income $72,292
Per Capita Income $29,326


Total Housing Units 24,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,599 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,568 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,180 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $188,624
Average Home Value $219,295


Total Households 21,167
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 10,820
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 0.89% 0.4%
Households 0.78% 0.36%
Families 0.67% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Baltimore, MD 21224 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21224 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 # 14 97th
Population Density # 39 92nd
Diversity Index # 41 91st
Median Household Income # 383 16th
Per Capita Income # 317 31st

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