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: 412
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 2,711
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 45
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,666

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

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Curtis Bay, MD 21226 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,165
Daytime Population: Workers 11,807
Daytime Population: Residents 4,034
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,841
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.94
Population in Households 8,115
Population in Familes 6,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 813
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $64,913
Average Household Income $75,649
Per Capita Income $28,009


Total Housing Units 3,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,858 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,141 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 418 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $261,488
Average Home Value $259,634


Total Households 2,999
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,930
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 0.69% 1.34%
Households 0.54% 1.3%
Families 0.6% 1.31%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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

The table below compares 21226 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 # 198 57th
Population Density # 167 64th
Diversity Index # 139 70th
Median Household Income # 286 38th
Per Capita Income # 346 24th

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