Crisfield, MD 21817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Crisfield, MD 21817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Somerset County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.989, Longitude -75.844
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 194
  • PO Box Addresses: 141
  • Residential Addresses: 2,436
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 117
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,319

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

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Crisfield, MD 21817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,992
Daytime Population: Workers 1,838
Daytime Population: Residents 2,803
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,641
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 4,919
Population in Familes 3,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 208
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $45,556
Average Household Income $53,588
Per Capita Income $22,883


Total Housing Units 2,960 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,259 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 823 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 878 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $148,524
Average Home Value $210,445


Total Households 2,082
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,334
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 -0.73% -0.58%
Households -0.73% -0.58%
Families -0.84% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Crisfield, MD 21817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21817 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 # 240 48th
Population Density # 292 36th
Diversity Index # 147 68th
Median Household Income # 413 10th
Per Capita Income # 413 10th

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