Chester, MD 21619 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21619: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chester, MD 21619

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Queen Annes County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.969, Longitude -76.292
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 326
  • PO Box Addresses: 218
  • Residential Addresses: 3,039
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,039

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 21619 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 21619 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Maryland Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Chester, MD 21619 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,850
Population in Households 6,842
Population in Familes 5,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 702
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $83,012
Average Household Income $103,329
Per Capita Income $42,687


Total Housing Units 3,130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,091 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 736 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 303 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $355,996
Average Home Value $439,443


Total Households 2,827
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,922
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.93% 1.2%
Households 1.79% 1.15%
Families 1.64% 1.06%
Median Household Income   4.38%
Per Capita Income   3.97%

Chester, MD 21619 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21619 to the other 448 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 208 54th
Population Density # 179 60th
Diversity Index # 320 29th
Median Household Income # 205 54th
Per Capita Income # 169 63rd

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