Betterton, Maryland Population 2022

313
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Betterton is a city located in Kent County Maryland. Betterton has a 2020 population of 313. Betterton is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -7.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 338 in 2010.

The average household income in Betterton is $66,007 with a poverty rate of 11.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,000 per month, and the median house value is $200,000. The median age in Betterton is 38.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Betterton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bettertonwas:

  • White: 86.41%
  • Black or African American: 8.50%
  • Two or more races: 5.10%
  • 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 313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 313.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 338.

Betterton, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35686.41%
Black or African American358.50%
Two or More Races215.10%
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Betterton Population by Race

Betterton Population Pyramid 2022

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Betterton Median Age

46.7


Total

47


Male

46.5


Female

Betterton Adults

There are 338 adults, (79 of whom are seniors) in Betterton.

Betterton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Betterton Sex Ratio

Female

232

56.31%

Male

180

43.69%

Betterton Population by Age

Betterton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Betterton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
All75.6%24.4%
Male72.7%27.3%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female0%100%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Betterton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1802.2975.6
Married872.9394.3
Male112.3672.7
Female143.430
Non Family681.2267.6

2.78

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Betterton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.28%
9th to 12th Grade103.19%
High School Graduate10533.55%
Some College4414.06%
Associates Degree175.43%
Bachelors Degree9129.07%
Graduate Degree4213.42%
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Betterton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Betterton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White278264131
Black22222
2+ Races1212
Hispanic1313

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 47.12%.

Betterton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,125$51,786$27,188
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$28,125$50,714$
Some College$36,250$45,833$32,500
Bachelors Degree$46,250$$44,375
Graduate Degree$79,750$83,750$

$43,125

Average Earnings

$51,786

Average Male

$27,188

Average Female

Betterton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Betterton Language by Age

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Betterton Language

98.20% of Betterton residents speak only English, while 1.80% 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 Language

Betterton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2121100.00%
Hispanic161275.00%
Black351234.29%
White352164.55%
OtherNaN%

11.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.56%

Male Poverty Rate

16.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Betterton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Betterton is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.25%.

Betterton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School30.48%
Some College3.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Betterton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.40%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed8.60%
Female Unemployed36.36%

Betterton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Betterton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,958$74,377
Families$89,167$88,788
Married Families$104,792-
Non Families$45,833$49,619
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Income by Household Type

Betterton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Betterton Married by Age and Sex

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Betterton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Betterton Marital Status by Race

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Betterton Marital Status

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28

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War
Vietnam17
Korea11
World War II

Betterton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 7412
75+15

Betterton Veterans by Age

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Betterton Veterans by Race

Betterton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Betterton Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

Betterton Employment by Age

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Betterton Employment by Race

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Betterton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.85%

Born in Betterton

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Betterton residents were born in the United States, with 54.85% 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.

Betterton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103380.00%
2011334-4-1.18%
2012331-3-0.90%
2013327-4-1.21%
20143270.00%
2015324-3-0.92%
2016323-1-0.31%
2017319-4-1.24%
2018317-2-0.63%
2019316-1-0.32%
2020315-1-0.32%
2021314-1-0.32%
2022313-1-0.32%

Betterton Population by Year