Crofton, Maryland Population 2024

29,358

Crofton is a city located in Anne Arundel County Maryland. Crofton has a 2024 population of 29,358. Crofton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,482 in 2020.

The average household income in Crofton is $169,882 with a poverty rate of 2.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Crofton is 37.1 years, 34.7 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Crofton Demographics

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

  • White: 65.83%
  • Black or African American: 15.59%
  • Asian: 8.95%
  • Two or more races: 7.29%
  • Other race: 2.35%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,439.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.42% (-124)
The current population of Crofton, Maryland is 29,358 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,482.

Crofton, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,32565.83%
Black or African American4,57815.59%
Asian2,6278.95%
Two or more races2,1397.29%
Other race6892.35%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Crofton Population by Race

Crofton Population Pyramid 2024

Crofton Median Age

37.1

Total

34.7

Male

38

Female

Crofton Adults

There are 20,918 adults, (3,252 of whom are seniors) in Crofton.

Crofton Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Crofton Sex Ratio

Female14,89250.73%
Male14,46649.27%

Crofton Population by Age

Crofton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,4672.7981.218.8
Married5,8553.4988.611.4
Non Family2,8451.1473.626.4
Female1,2752.9571.228.8
Male4923.516238
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3.35

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Crofton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Crofton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Crofton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.32%.

Crofton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$77,198

Average Earnings

$96,737

Average Male

$67,160

Average Female

Crofton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Crofton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Crofton Language

84.45% of Crofton residents speak only English, while 15.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.17% of the population.

Crofton Language

Crofton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,8802401.34%
Other68917925.98%
Multiple2,1391306.08%
Asian2,627993.77%
Black4,540992.18%
Hispanic2,566913.55%
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2.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.89%

Male Poverty Rate

2.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crofton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crofton is Other, with 25.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crofton is White, with 1.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.45%.

Crofton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School6.18%
Some College4.89%
Less Than 9th Grade3.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.04%
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Crofton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.35%
Male Unemployed3.09%
Female Employed1.53%
Male Employed0.72%
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Crofton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Crofton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Crofton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Crofton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Crofton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Crofton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Crofton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,053

Number of Veterans

1,745

Male Veterans

308

Female Veterans

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Crofton Veterans by War

count

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Crofton Veterans by Age

count

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Crofton Veterans by Race

Crofton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.7%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crofton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Crofton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Crofton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Crofton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

41.59%

Born in Crofton

87.68%

Native Born

12.32%

Foreign Born

4.63%

Non Citizen

7.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.68% of Crofton residents were born in the United States, with 41.59% having been born in Maryland. 4.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Crofton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202429,358
202329,358
202229,358-454-1.52%
202129,8123301.12%
202029,4823461.19%
201929,1367572.67%
201828,379970.34%
201728,2826192.24%
201627,663-271-0.97%
201527,934-206-0.73%
201428,140-324-1.14%
201328,4643781.35%
201228,0864041.46%
201127,6823341.22%
201027,348
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Crofton Population by Year