Curtis Bay, MD 21226 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21226: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Curtis Bay, MD 21226

Acceptable Alternative
Baltimore, MD 21226
Carvel Beach, MD 21226
Chestnut Hill Cove, MD 21226
Chstnt Hl Cv, MD 21226
Clearwater Beach, MD 21226
Clearwatr Bch, MD 21226
Greenland Bch, MD 21226
Greenland Beach, MD 21226
Orchard Beach, MD 21226
Stoney Beach, MD 21226

Not Acceptable, USPS
Brooklyn, MD 21226

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Anne Arundel County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.201, Longitude -76.554
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21226 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Anne Arundel, Baltimore City).

  • Businesses Addresses: 418
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,613
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 44
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,569

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2020, Maps updated: November 1, 2019.

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  1. 21226 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 21226 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Maryland Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Maryland Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Curtis Bay, MD 21226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Curtis Bay, MD 21226 Housing Affordability Index is 140
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Curtis Bay, MD 21226 Wealth Index is 84
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 7,986
Population in Households 7,935
Population in Familes 6,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density 774
Diversity Index1 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,595
Average Household Income $87,652
Per Capita Income $32,137
Wealth Index3 84

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,013 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 914 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 626 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $264,118
Housing Affordability Index2 140
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,927
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,899
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.26% 1.04%
Households 0.1% 1.05%
Families 0.24% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Curtis Bay, MD 21226 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21226 to the other 461 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 199 57th
Population Density # 170 63rd
Diversity Index # 140 70th
Median Household Income # 253 45th
Per Capita Income # 329 29th

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