Betterton, Maryland Population 2020

308

Betterton is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 308, it is the 135th largest city in Maryland and the 15224th largest city in the United States. Betterton is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -10.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 345 in 2010. Betterton reached it's highest population of 338 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Betterton has a population density of 311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Betterton is $63,955 with a poverty rate of 16.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $931 per month, and the median house value is $183,000. The median age in Betterton is 38 years, 38.6 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 64.5 males.

Betterton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Betterton was:

  • White: 80.00%
  • Two or more races: 13.51%
  • Black or African American: 6.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Betterton, Maryland is 308, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 316.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 345.

Betterton, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30880.00%
Two or More Races5213.51%
Black or African American256.49%

Betterton Population Pyramid 2020

Betterton Median Age

38


Total

38.6


Male

33.6


Female

Betterton Adults

There are 270 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Betterton.

Betterton Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Betterton Sex Ratio

Female

234

60.78%

Male

151

39.22%

Betterton Households and Families

Betterton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Betterton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.9%14.1%
Non Family78.8%21.2%
All77.1%22.9%
Female0%100%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1572.4577.1
Married713.4885.9
Non Family661.0978.8
Female123.50
Male83100

3.32

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Betterton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.79%
9th to 12th Grade103.97%
High School Graduate7931.35%
Some College3714.68%
Associates Degree145.56%
Bachelors Degree7630.16%
Graduate Degree3413.49%

Betterton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White234222110
Black1717
Multiple Races11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,625$40,375$34,375
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$31,750$$32,083
Bachelors Degree$43,906$42,292$44,063
Graduate Degree$76,250$81,250$58,750

$35,625

Average Earnings

$40,375

Average Male

$34,375

Average Female

Betterton Language

Betterton Language by Age

Betterton Language

98.71% of Betterton residents speak only English, while 1.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Betterton Poverty

Betterton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3084915.91%
Black251352.00%
Multiple5235.77%

16.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Betterton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Betterton is Black, with 52.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Betterton is Multiple, with 5.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.64%.

Name Poverty
High School25.32%
Some College15.69%
Less Than High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.00%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed12.90%
Male Employed8.06%

Betterton Income

Betterton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,705$63,955
Families$81,875$79,512
Married Families$94,375-
Non Families$40,000$40,139

Betterton Marital Status

Betterton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Betterton Married by Age and Sex

Betterton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Betterton Marital Status by Race

Betterton Veterans

13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
Korea3
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 747
75+4
55 to 642
35 to 54
18 to 34

$Betterton Veterans by Education

15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Betterton Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

13.9%

Unemployment Rate

Betterton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.45%

Born in Maryland

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Betterton residents were born in the United States, with 65.45% having been born in Maryland. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020308-4-1.28%
2019312-4-1.27%
2018316-3-0.94%
2017319-4-1.24%
2016323-1-0.31%
2015324-3-0.92%
201432710.31%
2013326-5-1.51%
2012331-3-0.90%
2011334-4-1.18%
20103380.00%