Ellicott City, Maryland Population 2021

72,665
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Ellicott City is a city located in Howard County Maryland. Ellicott City has a 2020 population of 72,665. It is also the county seat of Howard County. Ellicott City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65,834 in 2010. Ellicott City reached it's highest population of 72,665 in 2019.

The average household income in Ellicott City is $157,034 with a poverty rate of 4.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,615 per month, and the median house value is $537,400. The median age in Ellicott City is 41.4 years, 41.4 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Ellicott City Demographics

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

  • White: 56.76%
  • Asian: 29.80%
  • Black or African American: 8.83%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Ellicott City, Maryland is 72,665 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 72,247.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 65,834.

Ellicott City, Maryland Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,24356.76%
Asian21,65129.80%
Black or African American6,4168.83%
Two or More Races2,4433.36%
Some Other Race7291.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1510.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.04%
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Ellicott City Population by Race

Ellicott City Population Pyramid $2021

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Ellicott City Median Age

41.4


Total

41.4


Male

41.4


Female

Ellicott City Adults

There are 54,512 adults, (11,459 of whom are seniors) in Ellicott City.

Ellicott City Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellicott City Sex Ratio

Female

37,663

51.83%

Male

35,002

48.17%

Ellicott City Population by Age

Ellicott City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ellicott City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All74.1%25.9%
Male63.1%36.9%
Female59.6%40.4%
Non Family51.6%48.4%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellicott City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,8602.7974.1
Married17,5093.2683.6
Non Family5,9921.1951.6
Female1,7193.2259.6
Male6403.6963.1

3.22

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Ellicott City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7761.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,1082.23%
High School Graduate6,13812.35%
Some College5,42610.92%
Associates Degree2,7885.61%
Bachelors Degree15,94932.09%
Graduate Degree17,51035.23%
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Ellicott City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ellicott City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,52027,59218,717
Asian14,30213,61810,725
Black4,4504,2442,701
Hispanic1,4101,368782
2+ Races840816496
Other Race407407163
Native American747422
Islander323219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.99%.

Ellicott City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$77,160$100,613$59,904
Less Than 9th Grade$30,994$30,104$32,417
High School Graduate$36,132$41,452$30,518
Some College$46,498$63,762$39,632
Bachelors Degree$79,684$99,750$62,646
Graduate Degree$103,110$128,902$78,992

$77,160

Average Earnings

$100,613

Average Male

$59,904

Average Female

Ellicott City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellicott City Language by Age

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Ellicott City Language

68.25% of Ellicott City residents speak only English, while 31.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.45% of the population.

Ellicott City Language

Ellicott City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian21,5681,2125.62%
White39,0631,0172.60%
Black6,3375648.90%
Hispanic2,404994.12%
Multiple2,441230.94%
Other729131.78%

4.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.14%

Male Poverty Rate

3.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellicott City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellicott City is Black, with 8.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellicott City is Multiple, with 0.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.80%.

Ellicott City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.71%
High School7.32%
Some College6.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.27%

Ellicott City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.91%
Female Unemployed14.63%
Female Employed1.46%
Male Employed1.15%

Ellicott City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellicott City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$131,534$157,034
Families$158,252$179,593
Married Families$171,149-
Non Families$62,399$77,494
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Income by Household Type

Ellicott City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellicott City Married by Age and Sex

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Ellicott City 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.

Ellicott City Marital Status by Race

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Ellicott City Marital Status

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3,799

Number of Veterans

3,353

Male Veterans

446

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,165
First Gulf War965
Second Gulf War766
Korea428
World War II193

Ellicott City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54968
65 to 74904
75+894
55 to 64716
18 to 34317

Ellicott City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2069.97%
Black3316.66%
2+ Races12410.90%
Asian1120.73%
Hispanic1036.64%
Other Race132.72%
Islander1340.63%

Ellicott City Veterans by Race

Ellicott City Veterans by Education

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4.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellicott City Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ellicott City Employment by Age

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Ellicott City Employment by Race

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Ellicott City Employment by Education

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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39.40%

Born in Ellicott City

73.33%

Native Born

26.67%

Foreign Born

10.75%

Non Citizen

15.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.33% of Ellicott City residents were born in the United States, with 39.40% having been born in Maryland. 10.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ellicott City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202172,6650.00%
202072,6650.00%
201972,6654180.58%
201872,2475100.71%
201771,7379571.35%
201670,7802,2673.31%
201568,51360.01%
201468,5071,7822.67%
201366,7252490.37%
201266,4761,4502.23%
201165,026-808-1.23%
201065,8340.00%

Ellicott City Population by Year