Whaleyville, MD 21872 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21872: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Whaleyville, MD 21872

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Worcester County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.4, Longitude -75.3
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 21
  • PO Box Addresses: 42
  • Residential Addresses: 275
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 275

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

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Whaleyville, MD 21872 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 672
Daytime Population: Workers 69
Daytime Population: Residents 294
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 672
Population in Familes 562
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $54,849
Average Household Income $66,634
Per Capita Income $25,087


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $241,429
Average Home Value $284,278


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 184
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 -0.66% -0.54%
Households -0.69% -0.64%
Families -0.8% -0.66%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Whaleyville, MD 21872 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21872 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 # 376 18th
Population Density # 423 7th
Diversity Index # 238 48th
Median Household Income # 364 20th
Per Capita Income # 390 15th

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