Snow Hill, MD 21863 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Snow Hill, MD 21863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.184, Longitude -75.392
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 231
  • PO Box Addresses: 103
  • Residential Addresses: 2,006
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 36
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,970

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

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Snow Hill, MD 21863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,269
Daytime Population: Workers 1,785
Daytime Population: Residents 2,550
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,335
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 4,857
Population in Familes 4,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 412
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $52,569
Average Household Income $66,283
Per Capita Income $27,779


Total Housing Units 2,794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,419 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 590 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 785 (28.1%)
Median Home Value $211,770
Average Home Value $239,711


Total Households 2,009
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,381
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 -0.14% -0.23%
Households -0.14% -0.29%
Families -0.25% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Snow Hill, MD 21863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21863 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 # 237 48th
Population Density # 421 8th
Diversity Index # 154 66th
Median Household Income # 377 18th
Per Capita Income # 352 23rd

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