Eldersburg, Maryland Population 2024

30,235

Eldersburg is a city located in Baltimore County, Carroll County, Howard County, and Montgomery County Maryland. Eldersburg has a 2024 population of 30,235. Eldersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.2% annually and its population has decreased by -1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,550 in 2020.

The average household income in Eldersburg is $164,282 with a poverty rate of 3.64%. The median age in Eldersburg is 40.4 years: 40.1 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Eldersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 83.43%
  • Black or African American: 5.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Asian: 4.56%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
Land Area (mi²)
39.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
759.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.03% (-315)
The current population of Eldersburg, Maryland is 30,235 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,550.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,32683.43%
Black or African American1,7515.77%
Two or more races1,4554.79%
Asian1,3834.56%
Other race3971.31%
Native American280.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.06%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eldersburg Population by Race

Eldersburg Population Pyramid 2024

Eldersburg Median Age

40.4

Total

40.1

Male

40.6

Female

Eldersburg Adults

There are 23,292 adults, (4,486 of whom are seniors) in Eldersburg.

Eldersburg Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Eldersburg Sex Ratio

Female15,21750.13%
Male15,14049.87%

Eldersburg Population by Age

Eldersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,5752.798911
Married7,3283.2496.33.7
Non Family2,2661.271.328.7
Female6633.0675.624.4
Male3183.0475.824.2

3.17

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

89.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eldersburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade8273.92%
Associates Degree1,5187.2%
Bachelors Degree6,65131.54%
Graduate Degree4,30320.41%
High School Graduate3,77017.88%
Less Than 9th Grade3321.57%
Some College3,68517.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eldersburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eldersburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White17,58016,9739,405
Black1,2511,009383
Asian1,032835614
2+ Races691660288
Hispanic657541225
Other Race277246117
Native American28285
Islander1700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.5%.

Eldersburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$91,449$107,727$76,996
Graduate Degree$104,625$132,100$88,450
High School Graduate$59,190$65,266$42,554
Less Than 9th Grade$33,415$33,803$0
Overall$81,214$95,163$69,413
Some College$61,239$77,976$44,740

$81,214

Average Earnings

$95,163

Average Male

$69,413

Average Female

Eldersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eldersburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eldersburg Language

92.19% of Eldersburg residents speak only English, while 7.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.38% of the population.

Eldersburg Language

Eldersburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White24,4246422.63%
Hispanic1,26216413%
Asian1,37715211.04%
Black1,3871379.88%
Multiple1,4011097.78%
Other385215.45%

3.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.27%

Male Poverty Rate

4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eldersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eldersburg is Hispanic, with 13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eldersburg is White, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.86%.

Eldersburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.57%
High School6.87%
Some College3.48%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Eldersburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.7%
Female Unemployed16.85%
Male Employed1.53%
Female Employed1.37%

Eldersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eldersburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$164,350$182,192
Households$143,148$164,282
Married Families$173,456$-999,999,999
Non Families$69,329$92,049

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eldersburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Eldersburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eldersburg 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 45-54.

Eldersburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eldersburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,934

Number of Veterans

1,716

Male Veterans

218

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War607
Second Gulf War501
Vietnam408
Korea109
World War II27

Eldersburg Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54583
55 to 64441
75+414
65 to 74338
18 to 34158

Eldersburg Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,7929.14%
Black1067.89%
Hispanic627.25%
2+ Races182.25%
Asian100.95%
Other Race82.71%

Eldersburg Veterans by Race

Eldersburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eldersburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Eldersburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eldersburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eldersburg 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

62.22%

Born in Eldersburg

93.76%

Native Born

6.24%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.76% of Eldersburg residents were born in the United States, with 62.22% having been born in Maryland. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Eldersburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202430,235-61-0.2%
202330,296-61-0.2%
202230,357-61-0.2%
202130,418-132-0.43%
202030,550-558-1.79%
201931,108-346-1.1%
201831,454-610-1.9%
201732,0641720.54%
201631,8923981.26%
201531,494-305-0.96%
201431,7991490.47%
201331,65000%
201231,650-41-0.13%
201131,6911,1603.8%
201030,53100%

Eldersburg Population by Year