Ellicott City, Maryland Population 2022

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.

The average household income in Ellicott City is $157,034 with a poverty rate of 3.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,672 per month, and the median house value is $546,700. 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 Citywas:

  • White: 56.12%
  • Asian: 28.99%
  • Black or African American: 8.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.79%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
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 72,665.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 65,834.

Ellicott City, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,12256.12%
Black or African American6,3688.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native1810.25%
Asian21,24528.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.03%
Some Other Race8261.13%
Two or More Races3,5114.79%
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Ellicott City Population by Race

Ellicott City Population Pyramid 2022

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Ellicott City Median Age

41.5


Total

41.8


Male

41.2


Female

Ellicott City Adults

There are 54,291 adults, (11,977 of whom are seniors) in Ellicott City.

Ellicott City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ellicott City Sex Ratio

Female

37,965

51.81%

Male

35,307

48.19%

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
Married81.8%18.2%
All71.9%28.1%
Male68%32%
Female53.3%46.7%
Non Family50.9%49.1%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ellicott City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,3642.7671.9
Married17,4463.2881.8
Male5563.7568
Female2,0842.9753.3
Non Family6,2781.1650.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Ellicott City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7951.59%
9th to 12th Grade9881.98%
High School Graduate6,24612.51%
Some College5,89011.80%
Associates Degree2,5605.13%
Bachelors Degree15,76131.58%
Graduate Degree17,67135.41%
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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
Islander191919
Asian13,75413,04310,281
White28,80828,05318,846
2+ Races1,5451,532989
Black4,3144,0842,499
Hispanic1,4641,390810
Other Race460460245
Native American585828

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ellicott City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$76,910$99,392$60,755
Less Than 9th Grade$30,581$30,615$30,476
High School Graduate$35,679$37,786$33,847
Some College$49,697$72,863$39,502
Bachelors Degree$84,358$97,159$61,629
Graduate Degree$101,383$129,458$78,182

$76,910

Average Earnings

$99,392

Average Male

$60,755

Average Female

Ellicott City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ellicott City Language by Age

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Ellicott City Language

68.38% of Ellicott City residents speak only English, while 31.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.40% of the population.

Ellicott City Language

Ellicott City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,2544647.42%
Asian21,1631,2776.03%
White39,2041,0642.71%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2,624301.14%
Multiple3,511270.77%

3.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.10%

Male Poverty Rate

3.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ellicott City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ellicott City is Black, with 7.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ellicott City is Multiple, with 0.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.54%.

Ellicott City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.28%
High School9.83%
Some College4.26%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

Ellicott City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.03%
Male Unemployed20.74%
Female Employed1.44%
Female Unemployed14.22%

Ellicott City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ellicott City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$132,083$158,682
Families$158,906$182,356
Married Families$172,618-
Non Families$63,685$78,918
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Income by Household Type

Ellicott City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

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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3,759

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War823
First Gulf War865
Vietnam1,239
Korea407
World War II169

Ellicott City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34332
35 to 54986
55 to 64700
65 to 74920
75+821

Ellicott City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8778.93%
Black56712.05%
Asian1020.69%
Other Race7914.99%
2+ Races1347.46%
Hispanic714.56%

Ellicott City Veterans by Race

Ellicott City Veterans by Education

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3.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ellicott City Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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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39.44%

Born in Ellicott City

73.74%

Native Born

26.26%

Foreign Born

10.12%

Non Citizen

16.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.74% of Ellicott City residents were born in the United States, with 39.44% having been born in Maryland. 10.12% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201065,8340.00%
201165,026-808-1.23%
201266,4761,4502.23%
201366,7252490.37%
201468,5071,7822.67%
201568,51360.01%
201670,7802,2673.31%
201771,7379571.35%
201872,2475100.71%
201972,6654180.58%
202072,6650.00%
202172,6650.00%
202272,6650.00%

Ellicott City Population by Year