Newark, MD 21841 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21841: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Newark, MD 21841

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.242, Longitude -75.282
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • PO Box Addresses: 34
  • Residential Addresses: 347
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 347

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Database updated: February 1, 2019, Maps updated: February 1, 2019.

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  1. 21841 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 21841 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Maryland Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Maryland Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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Newark, MD 21841 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 876
Population in Households 876
Population in Familes 746
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $66,798
Average Household Income $74,279
Per Capita Income $29,847


Total Housing Units 465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $223,047
Average Home Value $242,125


Total Households 352
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 250
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.18% 0.07%
Households 0.21% 0.06%
Families 0.1% -0.08%
Median Household Income   3.65%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Newark, MD 21841 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21841 to the other 448 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 360 20th
Population Density # 429 4th
Diversity Index # 274 39th
Median Household Income # 288 36th
Per Capita Income # 327 27th

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