Elkridge, Maryland Population 2024

25,251

Elkridge is a city located in Howard County Maryland. Elkridge has a 2024 population of 25,251. Elkridge is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 15.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,778 in 2020.

The average household income in Elkridge is $141,413 with a poverty rate of 7.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Elkridge is 34.3 years, 33.6 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Elkridge Demographics

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

  • White: 39.55%
  • Black or African American: 32.97%
  • Asian: 19.46%
  • Two or more races: 6.09%
  • Other race: 1.62%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
Land Area (mi²)
8.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,010.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.95% (3,473)
The current population of Elkridge, Maryland is 25,251 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,778.

Elkridge, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,98739.55%
Black or African American8,32532.97%
Asian4,91519.46%
Two or more races1,5386.09%
Other race4081.62%
Native American580.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.08%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elkridge Population by Race

Elkridge Population Pyramid 2024

Elkridge Median Age

34.3

Total

33.6

Male

34.7

Female

Elkridge Adults

There are 18,450 adults, (2,081 of whom are seniors) in Elkridge.

Elkridge Age Dependency

54.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkridge Sex Ratio

Female13,11651.94%
Male12,13548.06%

Elkridge Population by Age

Elkridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,9422.8263.236.8
Married4,5893.3379.720.3
Non Family2,4691.5241.258.8
Female1,2853.274852
Male5993.360.139.9
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elkridge 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

Elkridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elkridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Elkridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$75,464

Average Earnings

$89,891

Average Male

$65,562

Average Female

Elkridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elkridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elkridge Language

74.98% of Elkridge residents speak only English, while 25.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 12.06% of the population.

Elkridge Language

Elkridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black7,7321,48219.17%
White9,6074254.42%
Multiple1,538342.21%
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7.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.62%

Male Poverty Rate

8.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkridge is Black, with 19.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkridge is Multiple, with 2.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.97%.

Elkridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.38%
Less Than 9th Grade13.61%
Some College2.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%
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Elkridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.99%
Female Employed4.33%
Female Unemployed3.76%
Male Employed1.63%
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Elkridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elkridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elkridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elkridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Elkridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elkridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

991

Number of Veterans

743

Male Veterans

248

Female Veterans

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Elkridge Veterans by War

count

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Elkridge Veterans by Age

count

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Elkridge Veterans by Race

Elkridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.1%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Elkridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elkridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elkridge 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

41.74%

Born in Elkridge

75.94%

Native Born

24.06%

Foreign Born

7.7%

Non Citizen

16.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.94% of Elkridge residents were born in the United States, with 41.74% having been born in Maryland. 7.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elkridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202425,251
202325,251
202225,2511,1364.71%
202124,1152,33710.73%
202021,7783201.49%
201921,4589394.58%
201820,5191,1525.95%
201719,3671,0235.58%
201618,3447944.52%
201517,5508004.78%
201416,7508135.1%
201315,9379786.54%
201214,9595994.17%
201114,360-1,233-7.91%
201015,593
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Elkridge Population by Year