Chesapeake City, MD 21915 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21915: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Acceptable Alternative
Chesapeake Cy, MD 21915

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Cecil County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.509, Longitude -75.851
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 122
  • PO Box Addresses: 222
  • Residential Addresses: 1,378
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 30
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,348

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

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Chesapeake City, MD 21915 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,384
Daytime Population: Workers 1,261
Daytime Population: Residents 1,510
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,771
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 3,376
Population in Familes 2,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 131
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $79,089
Average Household Income $94,139
Per Capita Income $37,975


Total Housing Units 1,755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,088 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $328,182
Average Home Value $389,108


Total Households 1,362
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 982
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 1.0% 0.79%
Households 0.91% 0.72%
Families 0.8% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Chesapeake City, MD 21915 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21915 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 # 265 42nd
Population Density # 330 28th
Diversity Index # 337 26th
Median Household Income # 211 54th
Per Capita Income # 202 56th

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