Elkton, Maryland Population 2020

15,574
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Elkton is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 15,574, it is the 18th largest city in Maryland and the 2251st largest city in the United States. Elkton is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 0.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,443 in 2010. Elkton reached it's highest population of 15,714 in 2014. Spanning over 9 miles, Elkton has a population density of 1,752 people per square mile.

The average household income in Elkton is $72,538 with a poverty rate of 20.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,073 per month, and the median house value is $191,700. The median age in Elkton is 34.6 years, 33.2 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Elkton Demographics

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

  • White: 74.66%
  • Black or African American: 17.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Asian: 3.10%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elkton, Maryland is 15,574, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,640.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,443.

Elkton, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,70374.66%
Black or African American2,69317.18%
Two or More Races6083.88%
Asian4863.10%
Some Other Race1851.18%
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Elkton Population Pyramid 2020

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Elkton Median Age

34.6


Total

33.2


Male

36.1


Female

Elkton Adults

There are 11,890 adults, (1,692 of whom are seniors) in Elkton.

Elkton Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Elkton Sex Ratio

Female

7,857

50.12%

Male

7,818

49.88%

Elkton Households and Families

Elkton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elkton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.8%32.2%
All49.4%50.6%
Male42.6%57.4%
Non Family37.3%62.7%
Female32.9%67.1%

49.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4012.7549.4
Married2,2323.3567.8
Non Family1,6991.2837.3
Female1,1063.5432.9
Male3643.6242.6

3.33

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Elkton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5705.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,08010.77%
High School Graduate3,67436.63%
Some College2,10420.98%
Associates Degree5615.59%
Bachelors Degree1,19911.96%
Graduate Degree8418.39%
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Elkton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3766,2101,557
Black1,6281,386190
Hispanic58041166
Asian354275180
Multiple Races18718747
Other Race11567

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.85%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,561$48,191$40,324
Less Than High School$30,741$36,500$16,250
High School Grad$37,629$47,026$24,896
Some College$43,475$49,667$37,969
Bachelors Degree$52,539$63,125$47,115
Graduate Degree$64,301$67,083$63,898

$43,561

Average Earnings

$48,191

Average Male

$40,324

Average Female

Elkton Language

Elkton Language by Age

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Elkton Language

88.76% of Elkton residents speak only English, while 11.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.62% of the population.

Elkton Poverty

Elkton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4801,60915.35%
Black2,44864826.47%
Hispanic1,10037834.36%
Multiple60833254.61%
Asian48619239.51%
Other1832815.30%

20.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.57%

Male Poverty Rate

18.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elkton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Multiple, with 54.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elkton is Other, with 15.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.13%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.47%
High School19.98%
Some College7.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.22%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.43%
Female Unemployed18.45%
Female Employed8.41%
Male Employed5.34%

Elkton Income

Elkton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,165$72,538
Families$59,298$78,213
Married Families$87,000-
Non Families$43,625$52,510
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Elkton Marital Status

Elkton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Elkton Married by Age and Sex

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Elkton 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 35-44.

Elkton Marital Status by Race

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Elkton Veterans

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718

Number of Veterans

632

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War108
Korea60
World War II44
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54248
65 to 74183
75+111
55 to 64107
18 to 3469
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6497.22%
Black693.52%
Hispanic182.28%

Elkton Veterans by Education

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11.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elkton Employment Status

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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41.11%

Born in Maryland

92.60%

Native Born

7.40%

Foreign Born

3.75%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.60% of Elkton residents were born in the United States, with 41.11% having been born in Maryland. 3.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,574-33-0.21%
201915,607-33-0.21%
201815,640-8-0.05%
201715,648-33-0.21%
201615,6810.00%
201515,681-33-0.21%
201415,7141180.76%
201315,59670.04%
201215,589150.10%
201115,5741080.70%
201015,4663,5732.66%
200011,8932,8202.74%
19909,0732,6053.44%
19806,4681,1061.89%
19705,362-627-1.10%
19605,9897441.34%
19505,2451,7274.07%
19403,5181870.55%
19303,3316712.27%
19202,6601180.23%
19002,5420.00%