Easton, MD 21601 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21601: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Easton, MD 21601

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Talbot County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.774, Longitude -76.069
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,839
  • PO Box Addresses: 630
  • Residential Addresses: 10,750
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 835
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,915

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

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Easton, MD 21601 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,022
Daytime Population: Workers 18,362
Daytime Population: Residents 11,650
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,012
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 23,648
Population in Familes 18,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 374
Population Density2 220
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $59,750
Average Household Income $83,948
Per Capita Income $35,851


Total Housing Units 11,934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,644 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,455 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,835 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $335,461
Average Home Value $423,826


Total Households 10,099
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 6,401
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 0.24% -0.01%
Households 0.14% -0.07%
Families 0.01% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Easton, MD 21601 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21601 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 # 112 76th
Population Density # 288 37th
Diversity Index # 144 68th
Median Household Income # 326 29th
Per Capita Income # 229 50th

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