Tuscarora, MD 21790 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21790: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tuscarora, MD 21790

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Frederick County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.267, Longitude -77.501
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2
  • PO Box Addresses: 10
  • Residential Addresses: 48
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 48

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

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Tuscarora, MD 21790 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 218
Daytime Population: Workers 259
Daytime Population: Residents 99
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 358
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.64
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 38
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $104,311
Average Household Income $114,772
Per Capita Income $45,411


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (86.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $321,875
Average Home Value $370,333


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 68
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 1.91% 2.03%
Households 2.88% 2.01%
Families 2.97% 1.98%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Tuscarora, MD 21790 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21790 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 # 424 7th
Population Density # 426 7th
Diversity Index # 232 49th
Median Household Income # 104 77th
Per Capita Income # 107 77th

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