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: 22
  • PO Box Addresses: 34
  • Residential Addresses: 343
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 343

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

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Newark, MD 21841 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 902
Daytime Population: Workers 258
Daytime Population: Residents 358
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 616
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 902
Population in Familes 764
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $63,803
Average Household Income $72,685
Per Capita Income $29,332


Total Housing Units 497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $223,571
Average Home Value $244,655


Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 258
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 -0.02% 0.0%
Households 0.0% -0.06%
Families -0.16% -0.08%
Median Household Income   4.4%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Newark, MD 21841 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21841 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 # 362 21st
Population Density # 439 4th
Diversity Index # 278 39th
Median Household Income # 295 36th
Per Capita Income # 316 31st

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