Takoma Park, Maryland Population 2021

17,751
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Takoma Park is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. With a 2020 population of 17,751, it is the 15th largest city in Maryland and the 2047th largest city in the United States . Takoma Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 6.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,715 in 2010. Takoma Park reached it's highest population of 18,507 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Takoma Park has a population density of 8,492 people per square mile.

The average household income in Takoma Park is $122,726 with a poverty rate of 8.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,143 per month, and the median house value is $583,800. The median age in Takoma Park is 38.7 years, 38.1 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Takoma Park Demographics

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

  • White: 50.47%
  • Black or African American: 32.95%
  • Other race: 5.69%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Asian: 5.29%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Takoma Park, Maryland is 17,751 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,712.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,715.

Takoma Park, Maryland Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,91950.47%
Black or African American5,82332.95%
Some Other Race1,0065.69%
Two or More Races9595.43%
Asian9355.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.17%
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Takoma Park Population by Race

Takoma Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Takoma Park Median Age

38.7


Total

38.1


Male

39.6


Female

Takoma Park Adults

There are 13,287 adults, (2,092 of whom are seniors) in Takoma Park.

Takoma Park Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Takoma Park Sex Ratio

Female

9,082

51.39%

Male

8,590

48.61%

Takoma Park Population by Age

Takoma Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Takoma Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All52.8%47.2%
Non Family37.4%62.6%
Female30.5%69.5%
Male25.2%74.8%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Takoma Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5672.6352.8
Married2,9753.4275.1
Non Family2,2691.3637.4
Female9142.9930.5
Male4093.1825.2

3.18

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Takoma Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7716.40%
9th to 12th Grade6425.33%
High School Graduate1,79514.89%
Some College1,21710.10%
Associates Degree4703.90%
Bachelors Degree2,75622.87%
Graduate Degree4,40136.52%
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Takoma Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Takoma Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8145,6384,885
Black4,0353,5211,385
Hispanic1,308645246
Asian710678482
Other Race62014418
2+ Races391365285
Native American30213

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 84.02%.

Takoma Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,349$55,279$48,526
Less Than 9th Grade$27,917$31,649$21,674
High School Graduate$24,977$24,447$25,422
Some College$37,407$41,968$32,778
Bachelors Degree$56,298$63,368$52,784
Graduate Degree$96,126$107,575$83,750

$52,349

Average Earnings

$55,279

Average Male

$48,526

Average Female

Takoma Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Takoma Park Language by Age

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Takoma Park Language

66.45% of Takoma Park residents speak only English, while 33.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 10.68% of the population.

Takoma Park Language

Takoma Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,63072012.79%
Hispanic2,04132415.87%
White8,0833103.84%
Other99925925.93%
Asian89512213.63%
Multiple942626.58%

8.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.19%

Male Poverty Rate

10.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Takoma Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Takoma Park is Other, with 25.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Takoma Park is White, with 3.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.71%.

Takoma Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.20%
High School19.03%
Some College13.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.60%

Takoma Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.68%
Female Employed8.24%
Male Unemployed4.92%
Male Employed4.33%

Takoma Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Takoma Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,591$122,726
Families$117,897$147,477
Married Families$156,935-
Non Families$47,195$66,848
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Income by Household Type

Takoma Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Takoma Park Married by Age and Sex

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Takoma Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Takoma Park Marital Status by Race

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Takoma Park Marital Status

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574

Number of Veterans

564

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam227
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War71
Korea56
World War II9

Takoma Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74205
35 to 54150
75+134
55 to 6456
18 to 3429

Takoma Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3855.71%
Black1503.32%
Hispanic764.90%
Asian364.68%
Native American310.00%

Takoma Park Veterans by Race

Takoma Park Veterans by Education

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9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Takoma Park Veterans by Education

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76%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Takoma Park Employment by Age

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Takoma Park Employment by Race

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Takoma Park 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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18.33%

Born in Takoma Park

69.88%

Native Born

30.12%

Foreign Born

16.73%

Non Citizen

13.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.88% of Takoma Park residents were born in the United States, with 18.33% having been born in Maryland. 16.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Takoma Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,751130.07%
202017,738130.07%
201917,725130.07%
201817,712-7-0.04%
201717,719990.56%
201617,620750.43%
201517,545930.53%
201417,452130.07%
201317,439930.54%
201217,3461610.94%
201117,1853832.28%
201016,802-497-0.29%
200017,2995990.35%
199016,7004690.29%
198016,231-2,276-1.30%
197018,5071,7080.97%
196016,7993,4582.33%
195013,3414,4034.09%
19408,9382,5233.37%
19306,4153,2477.31%
19203,1680.00%

Takoma Park Population by Year