Easton, Maryland Population 2024

17,268

Easton is a city located in Talbot County Maryland. Easton has a 2024 population of 17,268. It is also the county seat of Talbot County. Easton is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,096 in 2020.

The average household income in Easton is $100,189 with a poverty rate of 11.52%. The median age in Easton is 45.4 years: 38.7 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Easton Demographics

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

  • White: 69.94%
  • Black or African American: 16.08%
  • Two or more races: 7.56%
  • Other race: 3.65%
  • Asian: 1.95%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,505.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.01% (172)
The current population of Easton, Maryland is 17,268 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,096.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,97269.94%
Black or African American2,75316.08%
Two or more races1,2947.56%
Other race6253.65%
Asian3331.95%
Native American1410.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Easton Population by Race

Easton Population Pyramid 2024

Easton Median Age

45.4

Total

38.7

Male

49.7

Female

Easton Adults

There are 13,394 adults, (4,592 of whom are seniors) in Easton.

Easton Age Dependency

94.5

Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Easton Sex Ratio

Female9,17753.61%
Male7,94146.39%

Easton Population by Age

Easton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,1952.3258.941.1
Non Family3,2181.2845.654.4
Married2,8983.1380.419.6
Female8903.4333.966.1
Male1892.3874.125.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Easton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7546.01%
Associates Degree1,0058%
Bachelors Degree2,79022.22%
Graduate Degree2,14717.1%
High School Graduate3,06224.39%
Less Than 9th Grade4953.94%
Some College2,30218.34%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Easton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Easton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White9,0238,5454,142
Black2,0421,724312
Hispanic944573168
2+ Races600367149
Other Race33130177
Asian233187176
Native American74260

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.54%.

Easton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,119$85,668$52,370
Graduate Degree$101,449$109,037$100,213
High School Graduate$46,050$53,511$37,788
Less Than 9th Grade$24,138$38,375$11,596
Overall$49,737$55,952$45,050
Some College$35,791$43,450$27,398

$49,737

Average Earnings

$55,952

Average Male

$45,050

Average Female

Easton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Easton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Easton Language

87.44% of Easton residents speak only English, while 12.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.81% of the population.

Easton Language

Easton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,1361,18910.68%
Black2,62145317.28%
Hispanic1,80522512.47%
Other62513521.6%
Multiple1,2941289.89%
Asian333103%
Native14121.42%

11.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.64%

Male Poverty Rate

12.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Easton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Easton is Other, with 21.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Easton is Native, with 1.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.14%.

Easton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.72%
Some College14.62%
High School11.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

Easton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed8.8%
Male Unemployed4.41%
Male Employed2.56%
Female Unemployed0%

Easton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Easton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$102,776$130,042
Households$75,198$100,189
Married Families$122,016$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,966$60,679

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Easton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Easton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Easton 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 45-54.

Easton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Easton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,043

Number of Veterans

956

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam355
First Gulf War193
Korea154
Second Gulf War93
World War II80

Easton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+506
55 to 64236
35 to 54141
65 to 74138
18 to 3422

Easton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8969.14%
Black803.71%
2+ Races679.84%

Easton Veterans by Race

Easton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Easton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Easton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Easton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Easton 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

56.73%

Born in Easton

90.26%

Native Born

9.74%

Foreign Born

6.12%

Non Citizen

3.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.26% of Easton residents were born in the United States, with 56.73% having been born in Maryland. 6.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Easton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,483430.25%
202817,440430.25%
202717,397430.25%
202617,354430.25%
202517,311430.25%
202417,268430.25%
202317,225-70-0.4%
202217,295370.21%
202117,2581620.95%
202017,0964232.54%
201916,6731120.68%
201816,561400.24%
201716,521-27-0.16%
201616,548-100-0.6%
201516,648-29-0.17%
201416,677-18-0.11%
201316,695930.56%
201216,6021520.92%
201116,4501651.01%
201016,28500%
200011,7082,33624.93%
19909,3721,83624.36%
19807,53672710.68%
19706,8094727.45%
19606,3371,50131.04%
19504,8363086.8%
19404,52843610.65%
19304,09265018.88%
19203,44235911.64%
19103,08390.29%
19003,0741354.59%
18902,939-66-2.2%
18803,005-14,478-82.81%
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Easton Population by Year