Woodbine, MD 21797 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 21797: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Woodbine, MD 21797

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Howard County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.31, Longitude -77.067
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 21797 has segments in 3 Counties / Independent Cities (Carroll, Howard, Montgomery).

  • Businesses Addresses: 138
  • PO Box Addresses: 156
  • Residential Addresses: 3,115
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,115

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

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Woodbine, MD 21797 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,660
Daytime Population: Workers 2,338
Daytime Population: Residents 4,262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 9,655
Population in Familes 8,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 210
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $119,574
Average Household Income $155,602
Per Capita Income $51,773


Total Housing Units 3,344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,883 (86.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 330 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $571,191
Average Home Value $608,281


Total Households 3,213
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 2,646
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 0.88% 1.06%
Households 0.78% 0.99%
Families 0.69% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Woodbine, MD 21797 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21797 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 # 187 59th
Population Density # 291 36th
Diversity Index # 295 36th
Median Household Income # 45 90th
Per Capita Income # 64 86th

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