Clear Spring, MD 21722 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21722: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Clear Spring, MD 21722

Acceptable Alternative
Big Spring, MD 21722

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.665, Longitude -77.909
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 89
  • PO Box Addresses: 314
  • Residential Addresses: 1,945
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,945

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 21722 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 21722 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Maryland Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Clear Spring, MD 21722 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Clear Spring, MD 21722 Housing Affordability Index is 121
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Clear Spring, MD 21722 Wealth Index is 99
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 5,972
Population in Households 5,924
Population in Familes 5,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density 97
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,476
Average Household Income $83,641
Per Capita Income $30,834
Wealth Index3 99

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,758 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 443 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $261,295
Housing Affordability Index2 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,201
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,681
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.15%
Households 0.24% 0.17%
Families 0.12% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Clear Spring, MD 21722 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21722 to the other 461 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 225 51st
Population Density # 365 21st
Diversity Index # 427 8th
Median Household Income # 345 25th
Per Capita Income # 339 27th

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