Fishing Creek, MD 21634 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21634: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fishing Creek, MD 21634

Not Acceptable, USPS
Hoopersville, MD 21634

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Dorchester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.3, Longitude -76.205
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 16
  • PO Box Addresses: 78
  • Residential Addresses: 160
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 160

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

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Fishing Creek, MD 21634 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 382
Daytime Population: Workers 208
Daytime Population: Residents 151
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 359
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 374
Population in Familes 302
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $65,308
Average Household Income $83,694
Per Capita Income $38,482


Total Housing Units 363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 (52.6%)
Median Home Value $281,579
Average Home Value $319,764


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 118
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 0.37% 0.36%
Households 0.33% 0.23%
Families 0.12% 0.34%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Fishing Creek, MD 21634 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21634 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 # 408 11th
Population Density # 385 16th
Diversity Index # 345 25th
Median Household Income # 282 38th
Per Capita Income # 198 57th

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