Middle River, Maryland Population 2024

32,253

Middle River is a city located in Baltimore County and Baltimore city Maryland. Middle River has a 2024 population of 32,253. Middle River is currently growing at a rate of 1.73% annually and its population has increased by 8.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,665 in 2020.

The average household income in Middle River is $95,296 with a poverty rate of 18.71%. The median age in Middle River is 36.7 years: 35.6 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Middle River Demographics

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

  • White: 54.16%
  • Black or African American: 28.9%
  • Asian: 6.68%
  • Two or more races: 5.34%
  • Other race: 4.34%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
Land Area (mi²)
12.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,528.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.72% (2,588)
The current population of Middle River, Maryland is 32,253 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,665.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,87554.16%
Black or African American9,00528.9%
Asian2,0806.68%
Two or more races1,6635.34%
Other race1,3514.34%
Native American1450.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander360.12%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Middle River Population by Race

Middle River Population Pyramid 2024

Middle River Median Age

36.7

Total

35.6

Male

37.2

Female

Middle River Adults

There are 24,432 adults, (4,178 of whom are seniors) in Middle River.

Middle River Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Middle River Sex Ratio

Female16,81953.98%
Male14,33646.02%

Middle River Population by Age

Middle River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,0822.5662.537.5
Married4,7473.3372.827.2
Non Family4,7441.3757.242.8
Female1,7033.356.743.3
Male8883.4246.753.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Middle River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,3956.48%
Associates Degree1,5207.06%
Bachelors Degree3,62816.85%
Graduate Degree2,42011.24%
High School Graduate7,30633.94%
Less Than 9th Grade1,3496.27%
Some College3,91118.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Middle River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Middle River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12,71911,3112,590
Black5,2204,7071,762
Asian1,6391,4051,214
Hispanic1,218754287
2+ Races922719256
Other Race575335140
Native American11010327
Islander36140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.07%.

Middle River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,038$57,996$62,871
Graduate Degree$103,700$104,519$103,616
High School Graduate$38,621$49,497$33,078
Less Than 9th Grade$34,633$40,375$32,535
Overall$52,854$58,996$47,570
Some College$52,267$71,705$45,033

$52,854

Average Earnings

$58,996

Average Male

$47,570

Average Female

Middle River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Middle River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Middle River Language

83.29% of Middle River residents speak only English, while 16.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.88% of the population.

Middle River Language

Middle River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,9592,62829.33%
White16,0862,40314.94%
Asian2,06839919.29%
Multiple1,59626216.42%
Hispanic2,4041546.41%
Other1,351533.92%
Islander361233.33%

18.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.65%

Male Poverty Rate

20.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Middle River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Middle River is Islander, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Middle River is Other, with 3.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.02%.

Middle River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.79%
High School20.09%
Bachelors or Greater9.61%
Some College6.9%

Middle River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.36%
Male Unemployed14.58%
Female Employed11.04%
Male Employed9.07%

Middle River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Middle River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,385$99,189
Households$72,970$95,296
Married Families$102,279$-999,999,999
Non Families$57,637$83,200

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Middle River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Middle River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Middle River 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.

Middle River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Middle River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,418

Number of Veterans

1,291

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam457
Second Gulf War343
First Gulf War310
Korea91
World War II18

Middle River Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64395
65 to 74394
35 to 54293
75+285
18 to 3451

Middle River Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9016.22%
Black4146.86%
Asian673.72%
2+ Races262.36%
Islander1027.78%

Middle River Veterans by Race

Middle River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Middle River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Middle River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Middle River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Middle River 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

64.15%

Born in Middle River

86.08%

Native Born

13.92%

Foreign Born

8.24%

Non Citizen

5.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.08% of Middle River residents were born in the United States, with 64.15% having been born in Maryland. 8.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Middle River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202432,2535491.73%
202331,7045491.76%
202231,1555491.79%
202130,6069413.17%
202029,6654,53618.05%
201925,129-217-0.86%
201825,346-308-1.2%
201725,654-977-3.67%
201626,6318153.16%
201525,816-836-3.14%
201426,6525572.13%
201326,0957943.14%
201225,3011,5766.64%
201123,725-1,466-5.82%
201025,19100%

Middle River Population by Year