Severn, Maryland Population 2021

50,496
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Severn is a city located in Anne Arundel County Maryland. Severn has a 2020 population of 50,496. Severn is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,231 in 2010. Severn reached it's highest population of 50,496 in 2019.

The average household income in Severn is $120,235 with a poverty rate of 5.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,712 per month, and the median house value is $362,300. The median age in Severn is 36.1 years, 35.7 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Severn Demographics

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

  • White: 48.48%
  • Black or African American: 35.62%
  • Asian: 9.14%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.07%
The current population of Severn, Maryland is 50,496 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,052.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 44,231.

Severn, Maryland Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,48248.48%
Black or African American17,98835.62%
Asian4,6159.14%
Two or More Races2,6365.22%
Some Other Race6431.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander980.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.07%
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Severn Population by Race

Severn Population Pyramid $2021

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Severn Median Age

36.1


Total

35.7


Male

36.7


Female

Severn Adults

There are 38,675 adults, (5,285 of whom are seniors) in Severn.

Severn Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Severn Sex Ratio

Female

25,974

51.44%

Male

24,522

48.56%

Severn Population by Age

Severn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Severn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All70.7%29.3%
Male69.4%30.6%
Non Family53.4%46.6%
Female51.3%48.7%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Severn Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4802.7370.7
Married10,5523.2582.7
Non Family4,5911.2253.4
Female2,3613.2651.3
Male9762.8769.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Severn Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6161.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,5274.44%
High School Graduate7,20420.97%
Some College6,64019.32%
Associates Degree3,43810.01%
Bachelors Degree9,04126.31%
Graduate Degree5,89617.16%
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Severn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Severn Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,91016,0797,169
Black10,91210,3864,522
Asian3,6273,1352,022
Hispanic2,2471,953987
2+ Races912912421
Other Race460368155
Islander9898
Native American33

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 55.75%.

Severn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,672$71,296$48,104
Less Than 9th Grade$26,569$48,611$25,256
High School Graduate$40,374$54,269$30,440
Some College$53,356$63,022$45,698
Bachelors Degree$70,212$88,779$53,571
Graduate Degree$95,275$106,941$78,354

$60,672

Average Earnings

$71,296

Average Male

$48,104

Average Female

Severn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Severn Language by Age

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Severn Language

83.05% of Severn residents speak only English, while 16.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.79% of the population.

Severn Language

Severn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,9831,3427.46%
White21,9857003.18%
Hispanic3,9053478.89%
Asian4,6151222.64%
Multiple2,619923.51%
Other6436810.58%

5.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.38%

Male Poverty Rate

5.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Severn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Severn is Other, with 10.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Severn is Asian, with 2.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.83%.

Severn Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.06%
High School7.49%
Some College3.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Severn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed11.13%
Male Unemployed5.38%
Female Employed1.85%
Male Employed1.06%

Severn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Severn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$107,155$120,235
Families$113,002$129,452
Married Families$128,813-
Non Families$66,849$86,066
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Income by Household Type

Severn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Severn Married by Age and Sex

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Severn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Severn Marital Status by Race

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Severn Marital Status

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6,003

Number of Veterans

4,744

Male Veterans

1,259

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,659
Second Gulf War2,489
Vietnam1,448
Korea117
World War II49

Severn Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,675
55 to 641,227
65 to 741,032
18 to 34641
75+428

Severn Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,41717.68%
Black2,30918.24%
Hispanic40716.52%
Other Race9721.65%
Asian942.34%
2+ Races786.74%
Islander88.16%

Severn Veterans by Race

Severn Veterans by Education

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0.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Severn Veterans by Education

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73%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Severn Employment by Age

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Severn Employment by Race

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Severn 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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42.29%

Born in Severn

85.71%

Native Born

14.29%

Foreign Born

5.00%

Non Citizen

9.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.71% of Severn residents were born in the United States, with 42.29% having been born in Maryland. 5.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Severn Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202150,4960.00%
202050,4960.00%
201950,4964440.89%
201850,0529761.99%
201749,076590.12%
201649,0171,5853.34%
201547,4322,0364.48%
201445,3968151.83%
201344,5818912.04%
201243,6904200.97%
201143,270-961-2.17%
201044,2310.00%

Severn Population by Year