Shady Side, Maryland Population 2024

4,959

Shady Side is a city located in Anne Arundel County Maryland. Shady Side has a 2024 population of 4,959. Shady Side is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,885 in 2020.

The average household income in Shady Side is $158,121 with a poverty rate of 4.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shady Side is 47.4 years, 41.7 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Shady Side Demographics

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

  • White: 85.06%
  • Black or African American: 9.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.39%
  • Asian: 1.29%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
745.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.51% (74)
The current population of Shady Side, Maryland is 4,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,885.

Shady Side, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,21885.06%
Black or African American4589.24%
Two or more races1683.39%
Asian641.29%
Other race511.03%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shady Side Population by Race

Shady Side Population Pyramid 2024

Shady Side Median Age

47.4

Total

41.7

Male

48

Female

Shady Side Adults

There are 4,002 adults, (948 of whom are seniors) in Shady Side.

Shady Side Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Shady Side Sex Ratio

Female2,39248.24%
Male2,56751.76%

Shady Side Population by Age

Shady Side Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0082.4789.510.5
Married1,2202.8993.86.2
Non Family399096.23.8
Female3262.7576.723.3
Male632.2730.269.8
showing: 5 rows

2.77

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

89.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shady Side Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shady Side Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shady Side Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 68.09%.

Shady Side Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$73,002

Average Earnings

$90,403

Average Male

$58,556

Average Female

Shady Side Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shady Side Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shady Side Language

96.34% of Shady Side residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Shady Side Language

Shady Side Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2012145.09%
showing: 1 rows

4.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.67%

Male Poverty Rate

3.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shady Side

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shady Side is White, with 5.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shady Side is White, with 5.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.47%.

Shady Side Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.47%
Some College1.58%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Shady Side Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.04%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Shady Side Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shady Side Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shady Side Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Shady Side Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shady Side 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.

Shady Side Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shady Side Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

306

Number of Veterans

292

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Shady Side Veterans by War

count

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Shady Side Veterans by Age

count

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Shady Side Veterans by Race

Shady Side Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shady Side Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Shady Side Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shady Side Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shady Side 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

55.66%

Born in Shady Side

95.81%

Native Born

4.19%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

3.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.81% of Shady Side residents were born in the United States, with 55.66% having been born in Maryland. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shady Side Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,959
20234,959
20224,9591463.03%
20214,813-72-1.47%
20204,885-538-9.92%
20195,423-416-7.12%
20185,839-26-0.44%
20175,865-201-3.31%
20166,066-374-5.81%
20156,440-110-1.68%
20146,5501892.97%
20136,361-52-0.81%
20126,4133295.41%
20116,0842814.84%
20105,803
showing: 15 rows

Shady Side Population by Year