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: 86
  • PO Box Addresses: 329
  • Residential Addresses: 1,932
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,932

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

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Clear Spring, MD 21722 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,532
Daytime Population: Workers 1,005
Daytime Population: Residents 2,577
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 5,485
Population in Familes 4,778
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $61,015
Average Household Income $78,209
Per Capita Income $29,210


Total Housing Units 2,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,650 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 394 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $244,828
Average Home Value $284,455


Total Households 2,044
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,559
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 0.25% 0.31%
Households 0.24% 0.3%
Families 0.11% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

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

The table below compares 21722 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 # 230 50th
Population Density # 360 21st
Diversity Index # 431 5th
Median Household Income # 317 31st
Per Capita Income # 320 30th

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