Betterton, MD 21610 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21610: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Betterton, MD 21610

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kent County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.37, Longitude -76.066
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 13
  • PO Box Addresses: 70
  • Residential Addresses: 123
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 123

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

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Betterton, MD 21610 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 538
Daytime Population: Workers 298
Daytime Population: Residents 292
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 590
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 525
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 83
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $68,422
Average Household Income $98,258
Per Capita Income $40,349


Total Housing Units 403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (40.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (46.2%)
Median Home Value $260,714
Average Home Value $340,839


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 144
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 0.52% 0.41%
Households 0.39% 0.46%
Families 0.19% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Betterton, MD 21610 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21610 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 # 388 15th
Population Density # 377 18th
Diversity Index # 261 43rd
Median Household Income # 266 42nd
Per Capita Income # 175 62nd

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