Hagerstown, MD 21740 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21740: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hagerstown, MD 21740

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.644, Longitude -77.718
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,316
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 24,963
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,549
    • Single Family Addresses: 21,414

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

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Hagerstown, MD 21740 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 59,567
Daytime Population: Workers 41,982
Daytime Population: Residents 31,149
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 73,131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 58,078
Population in Familes 44,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,489
Population Density2 881
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $45,052
Average Household Income $59,715
Per Capita Income $24,639


Total Housing Units 26,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,880 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,051 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,832 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $189,409
Average Home Value $219,913


Total Households 23,931
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 14,788
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 0.26% 0.43%
Households 0.18% 0.36%
Families 0.05% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Hagerstown, MD 21740 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21740 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 # 6 99th
Population Density # 163 64th
Diversity Index # 183 60th
Median Household Income # 415 9th
Per Capita Income # 393 14th

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