Mount Airy, Maryland Population 2020

9,494
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Mount Airy is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 9,494, it is the 24th largest city in Maryland and the 3201st largest city in the United States. Mount Airy is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 2.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,288 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Mount Airy has a population density of 2,305 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mount Airy is $127,075 with a poverty rate of 4.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,602 per month, and the median house value is $368,500. The median age in Mount Airy is 37.1 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Mount Airy Demographics

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

  • White: 90.82%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Black or African American: 2.94%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mount Airy, Maryland is 9,494, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,452.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,288.

Mount Airy, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,53390.82%
Two or More Races3033.23%
Black or African American2762.94%
Asian1771.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native560.60%
Some Other Race500.53%
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Mount Airy Population Pyramid 2020

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Mount Airy Median Age

37.1


Total

36.5


Male

38


Female

Mount Airy Adults

There are 6,829 adults, (1,048 of whom are seniors) in Mount Airy.

Mount Airy Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Airy Sex Ratio

Female

4,953

52.72%

Male

4,442

47.28%

Mount Airy Households and Families

Mount Airy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mount Airy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.2%1.8%
All91.6%8.4%
Male83.3%16.7%
Non Family82.6%17.4%
Female75.8%24.2%

91.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1772.9391.6
Married1,9273.5198.2
Non Family7781.382.6
Female2563.2575.8
Male2163.2983.3

3.37

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mount Airy Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1131.86%
9th to 12th Grade1302.14%
High School Graduate1,43923.70%
Some College1,27320.97%
Associates Degree5138.45%
Bachelors Degree1,51825.00%
Graduate Degree1,08617.89%
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Mount Airy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4005,2162,355
Hispanic248199102
Black20320346
Asian12212272
Multiple Races665629
Native American3333
Other Race25

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.02%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$65,056$79,280$48,906
Less Than High School$53,833$54,667$43,438
High School Grad$44,205$58,088$35,167
Some College$49,375$73,972$37,038
Bachelors Degree$76,458$105,238$56,389
Graduate Degree$97,000$115,217$83,636

$65,056

Average Earnings

$79,280

Average Male

$48,906

Average Female

Mount Airy Language

Mount Airy Language by Age

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Mount Airy Language

93.86% of Mount Airy residents speak only English, while 6.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Mount Airy Poverty

Mount Airy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0402433.02%
Hispanic44911224.94%
Multiple3033812.54%
Other502550.00%
Black276113.99%

4.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.14%

Male Poverty Rate

4.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Airy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Airy is Other, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Airy is White, with 3.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.32%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.50%
High School7.36%
Some College1.93%
Bachelors or Greater1.31%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.78%
Male Employed2.79%
Female Employed2.31%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mount Airy Income

Mount Airy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$117,341$127,075
Families$134,856$141,782
Married Families$143,170-
Non Families$65,909$75,406
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Mount Airy Marital Status

Mount Airy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Airy Married by Age and Sex

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Mount Airy 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 45-54.

Mount Airy Marital Status by Race

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Mount Airy Veterans

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547

Number of Veterans

521

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War249
Second Gulf War154
Vietnam87
Korea38
World War II10
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54295
55 to 6481
65 to 7471
75+57
18 to 3443
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4747.49%
2 or More5054.35%
Indian1236.36%
Black115.42%

Mount Airy Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Airy Employment Status

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74.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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59.18%

Born in Maryland

95.40%

Native Born

4.60%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.40% of Mount Airy residents were born in the United States, with 59.18% having been born in Maryland. 2.06% 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
20209,494210.22%
20199,473210.22%
20189,452490.52%
20179,403210.22%
20169,38240.04%
20159,378-2-0.02%
20149,380240.26%
20139,356140.15%
20129,342300.32%
20119,312150.16%
20109,2972,8723.76%
20006,4252,6955.59%
19903,7300.00%