Severn, Maryland Population 2020

50,052
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Severn is a city located in Maryland. Severn has a 2020 population of 50,052. Severn is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 13.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,231 in 2010. Severn reached it's highest population of 50,052 in 2018.

The average household income in Severn is $114,300 with a poverty rate of 6.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,649 per month, and the median house value is $350,100. The median age in Severn is 35.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.7 males.

Severn Demographics

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

  • White: 49.76%
  • Black or African American: 34.40%
  • Asian: 9.10%
  • Two or more races: 5.19%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.09%
The current population of Severn, Maryland is 50,052, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,90849.76%
Black or African American17,21834.40%
Asian4,5569.10%
Two or More Races2,5965.19%
Some Other Race6771.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.09%
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Severn Population Pyramid 2020

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Severn Median Age

35.9


Total

35.2


Male

36.8


Female

Severn Adults

There are 38,352 adults, (5,163 of whom are seniors) in Severn.

Severn Age Dependency

50.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Severn Sex Ratio

Female

25,440

50.83%

Male

24,612

49.17%

Severn Households and Families

Severn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Severn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male74.7%25.3%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female47.7%52.3%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,3412.7271.2
Married10,0013.2783
Non Family4,9901.2757.8
Female2,3403.3647.7
Male1,0103.0374.7

3.2

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Severn Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6942.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,5804.64%
High School Graduate7,46021.91%
Some College6,60619.40%
Associates Degree3,2009.40%
Bachelors Degree9,12526.80%
Graduate Degree5,38115.81%
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Severn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,14416,2827,263
Black10,3819,8454,258
Asian3,6373,1211,935
Hispanic2,2341,874901
Multiple Races860860348
Other Race478400110
Islander5454
Native American22

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 53.20%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,644$65,832$48,465
Less Than High School$26,756$$25,450
High School Grad$38,112$50,346$28,859
Some College$51,203$60,187$42,293
Bachelors Degree$70,733$83,913$55,672
Graduate Degree$90,356$101,600$81,097

$57,644

Average Earnings

$65,832

Average Male

$48,465

Average Female

Severn Language

Severn Language by Age

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Severn Language

83.07% of Severn residents speak only English, while 16.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.66% of the population.

Severn Poverty

Severn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,2141,4238.27%
White22,2289704.36%
Hispanic3,92944111.22%
Asian4,5562886.32%
Multiple2,585873.37%
Other6778712.85%

6.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.66%

Male Poverty Rate

7.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Severn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Severn is Other, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Severn is Multiple, with 3.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.20%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.81%
High School9.80%
Some College3.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.73%
Male Unemployed8.42%
Female Employed3.06%
Male Employed2.68%

Severn Income

Severn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$103,079$114,300
Families$109,393$123,721
Married Families$127,030-
Non Families$71,287$83,992
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Severn Marital Status

Severn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

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 Veterans

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5,865

Number of Veterans

4,654

Male Veterans

1,211

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,513
Second Gulf War2,337
Vietnam1,459
Korea151
World War II61
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,430
55 to 641,298
65 to 74961
18 to 34742
75+434
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,35016.94%
Black2,20318.34%
Hispanic39516.37%
Asian1453.63%
Other9119.00%
2 or More615.41%
Hawaiian1527.78%

Severn Veterans by Education

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1.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Severn Employment Status

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75.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.4%

Employment Rate

5%

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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42.47%

Born in Maryland

86.18%

Native Born

13.82%

Foreign Born

4.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.18% of Severn residents were born in the United States, with 42.47% having been born in Maryland. 4.94% 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
202050,0520.00%
201950,0520.00%
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%