Port Deposit, Maryland

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Port Deposit, Maryland

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High Points

Port Deposit strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maryland):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Port Deposit Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Port Deposit Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Port Deposit Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Port Deposit Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Port Deposit, Maryland

Comparing Port Deposit to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maryland (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Racial Diversity 9 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Age of the Population 4 5
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 4 2
People Above Poverty 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Working at Home 1 1
Short Commute Times 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
People Living Alone 4 4
Affordability of Rents 3 8
Housing Recently Built 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 4 7

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Port Deposit Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NE of Towson, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles NE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Cecil
Standard Zip Codes 21904
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.604
Longitude -76.115

Port Deposit Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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Port Deposit Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 676 100%
Male 353 52.2%
Female 323 47.8%
Under 18 186 27.5%
18+ 490 72.5%
65+ 62 9.2%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 3.08
White 533 78.8%
African-American 120 17.8%
Asian 4 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 4 0.6%
Mixed Race 12 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.6%

Estimated Port Deposit Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 693
Growth 17
Growth % 2.5%

Port Deposit Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.7%
US/American 17.7%
German 13.5%
Irish 12.9%
English 9.1%
Italian 4%
Polish 2.6%
Scottish 2%
Iranian 1.2%
British 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.6%
African 0.6%
Slovak 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Swiss 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Port Deposit, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bainbridge (21904)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Port Deposit 676 $37,813
Aberdeen 13,842 $48,357
Charlestown 1,019 $57,644
Havre de Grace 11,331 $53,838
North East 2,733 $39,417
Perryville 3,672 $52,981
Rising Sun 1,702 $48,646
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