Ellicott City, Maryland Population 2020

72,247

Ellicott City is a city located in Maryland. Ellicott City has a 2020 population of 72,247. Ellicott City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65,834 in 2010. Ellicott City reached it's highest population of 72,247 in 2018.

The average household income in Ellicott City is $149,646 with a poverty rate of 4.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,605 per month, and the median house value is $527,700. The median age in Ellicott City is 41.4 years, 41.6 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Ellicott City Demographics

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

  • White: 57.67%
  • Asian: 29.28%
  • Black or African American: 8.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.01%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Ellicott City, Maryland is 72,247, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,66757.67%
Asian21,15729.28%
Black or African American6,4678.95%
Two or More Races2,1753.01%
Some Other Race6110.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1450.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.03%

Ellicott City Population Pyramid 2020

Ellicott City Median Age

41.4


Total

41.6


Male

41.1


Female

Ellicott City Adults

There are 54,086 adults, (11,031 of whom are seniors) in Ellicott City.

Ellicott City Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellicott City Sex Ratio

Female

37,780

52.29%

Male

34,467

47.71%

Ellicott City Households and Families

Ellicott City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ellicott City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All73.9%26.1%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female56.8%43.2%
Non Family52.9%47.1%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,6712.873.9
Married17,2693.2683.2
Non Family5,8011.2252.9
Female1,8123.1856.8
Male7893.3161.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ellicott City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8831.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,1082.25%
High School Graduate6,15812.53%
Some College5,85711.92%
Associates Degree2,8265.75%
Bachelors Degree14,73029.97%
Graduate Degree17,58035.77%

Ellicott City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,72027,74518,233
Asian13,82413,06310,277
Black4,2564,1142,616
Hispanic1,2931,219643
Multiple Races818779458
Other Race300300131
Native American13813872
Islander252511

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 74.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$74,117$96,370$55,208
Less Than High School$27,167$23,370$40,313
High School Grad$39,382$45,316$31,536
Some College$46,958$67,246$35,977
Bachelors Degree$74,635$96,091$55,219
Graduate Degree$99,960$123,570$76,280

$74,117

Average Earnings

$96,370

Average Male

$55,208

Average Female

Ellicott City Language

Ellicott City Language by Age

Ellicott City Language

68.28% of Ellicott City residents speak only English, while 31.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.98% of the population.

Ellicott City Poverty

Ellicott City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian21,0641,0945.19%
White39,6701,0772.71%
Black6,39483012.98%
Hispanic2,1281286.02%
Other611121.96%
Multiple2,17170.32%

4.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.35%

Male Poverty Rate

4.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellicott City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellicott City is Black, with 12.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellicott City is Multiple, with 0.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.76%
High School8.71%
Some College6.10%
Bachelors or Greater1.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.57%
Female Unemployed11.49%
Female Employed1.95%
Male Employed1.20%

Ellicott City Income

Ellicott City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$126,668$149,646
Families$151,364$169,730
Married Families$163,108-
Non Families$60,462$76,031

Ellicott City Marital Status

Ellicott City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ellicott City Married by Age and Sex

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

Ellicott City Veterans

3,913

Number of Veterans

3,423

Male Veterans

490

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,216
First Gulf War1,064
Second Gulf War649
Korea381
World War II177
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,185
65 to 74929
75+881
55 to 64654
18 to 34264
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,30410.16%
Black4008.27%
Hispanic14510.23%
2 or More1019.47%
Asian790.53%
Other154.37%
Hawaiian1456.00%

$Ellicott City Veterans by Education

3.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellicott City Employment Status

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ellicott City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.97%

Born in Maryland

73.18%

Native Born

26.82%

Foreign Born

11.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.18% of Ellicott City residents were born in the United States, with 38.97% having been born in Maryland. 11.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202072,2470.00%
201972,2470.00%
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%