Rawlings, MD 21557 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21557: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rawlings, MD 21557

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Allegany County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.517, Longitude -78.906
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 27
  • PO Box Addresses: 158
  • Residential Addresses: 671
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 671

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

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Rawlings, MD 21557 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,920
Daytime Population: Workers 331
Daytime Population: Residents 989
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,320
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 1,918
Population in Familes 1,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $50,544
Average Household Income $63,161
Per Capita Income $26,772


Total Housing Units 917 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 684 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $128,261
Average Home Value $188,085


Total Households 813
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 577
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 -0.29% -0.6%
Households -0.25% -0.6%
Families -0.38% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Rawlings, MD 21557 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21557 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 # 315 31st
Population Density # 388 15th
Diversity Index # 442 3rd
Median Household Income # 394 14th
Per Capita Income # 366 20th

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