Rising Sun, MD 21911 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21911: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rising Sun, MD 21911

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cecil County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.69, Longitude -76.051
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 265
  • PO Box Addresses: 672
  • Residential Addresses: 3,542
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 121
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,421

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

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Rising Sun, MD 21911 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,508
Daytime Population: Workers 3,056
Daytime Population: Residents 5,878
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,934
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 11,385
Population in Familes 9,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 123
Population Density2 317
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $68,844
Average Household Income $80,245
Per Capita Income $28,469


Total Housing Units 4,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,081 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 946 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 271 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $264,323
Average Home Value $284,445


Total Households 4,027
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 3,066
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 0.43% 0.53%
Households 0.37% 0.49%
Families 0.28% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Rising Sun, MD 21911 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21911 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 # 172 63rd
Population Density # 247 46th
Diversity Index # 411 10th
Median Household Income # 260 43rd
Per Capita Income # 337 26th

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