Frostburg, MD 21532 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21532: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Frostburg, MD 21532

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.656, Longitude -78.929
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21532 has segments in 2 Counties / Independent Cities (Allegany, Garrett).

  • Businesses Addresses: 344
  • PO Box Addresses: 123
  • Residential Addresses: 6,613
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 424
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,189

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

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Frostburg, MD 21532 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,351
Daytime Population: Workers 5,364
Daytime Population: Residents 8,819
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,183
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 14,144
Population in Familes 9,858
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,207
Population Density2 217
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $40,730
Average Household Income $54,936
Per Capita Income $22,965


Total Housing Units 6,939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,769 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,389 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 781 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $143,830
Average Home Value $168,891


Total Households 6,158
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,440
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 -0.18% -0.36%
Households -0.16% -0.43%
Families -0.36% -0.55%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Frostburg, MD 21532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21532 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 # 143 69th
Population Density # 290 37th
Diversity Index # 341 26th
Median Household Income # 425 7th
Per Capita Income # 410 10th

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