Takoma Park, Maryland Population 2020

17,966

Takoma Park is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 17,966, it is the 15th largest city in Maryland and the 2021st largest city in the United States. Takoma Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 7.48% 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 8,595 people per square mile.

The average household income in Takoma Park is $116,095 with a poverty rate of 8.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,155 per month, and the median house value is $555,000. The median age in Takoma Park is 38.6 years, 37.7 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Takoma Park Demographics

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

  • White: 49.04%
  • Black or African American: 35.21%
  • Other race: 5.27%
  • Two or more races: 5.22%
  • Asian: 5.12%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Takoma Park, Maryland is 17,966, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,768.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,715.

Takoma Park, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,64249.04%
Black or African American6,20435.21%
Some Other Race9295.27%
Two or More Races9205.22%
Asian9025.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.14%

Takoma Park Population Pyramid 2020

Takoma Park Median Age

38.6


Total

37.7


Male

40


Female

Takoma Park Adults

There are 13,414 adults, (1,977 of whom are seniors) in Takoma Park.

Takoma Park Age Dependency

54.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Takoma Park Sex Ratio

Female

9,129

51.80%

Male

8,493

48.20%

Takoma Park Households and Families

Takoma Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Takoma Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All52.9%47.1%
Non Family37.3%62.7%
Female31.4%68.6%
Male28.5%71.5%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5742.6252.9
Married2,9553.4575.1
Non Family2,2661.3737.3
Female1,0162.8831.4
Male3373.0128.5

3.15

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Takoma Park Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6635.45%
9th to 12th Grade5264.32%
High School Graduate1,90115.63%
Some College1,37811.33%
Associates Degree4763.91%
Bachelors Degree2,92124.01%
Graduate Degree4,30035.35%

Takoma Park Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7145,5704,780
Black4,4043,9311,607
Hispanic1,209709258
Asian673623450
Other Race64327354
Multiple Races315295212
Native American25152

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 83.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,154$53,207$47,487
Less Than High School$30,942$33,032$23,103
High School Grad$24,154$25,144$23,375
Some College$35,197$38,750$31,771
Bachelors Degree$57,755$61,442$56,250
Graduate Degree$89,844$103,646$77,537

$50,154

Average Earnings

$53,207

Average Male

$47,487

Average Female

Takoma Park Language

Takoma Park Language by Age

Takoma Park Language

67.99% of Takoma Park residents speak only English, while 32.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 12.00% of the population.

Takoma Park Poverty

Takoma Park Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,03172512.02%
White7,8482593.30%
Hispanic1,84625013.54%
Other90120122.31%
Asian85912514.55%
Multiple895485.36%

8.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.87%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Takoma Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Takoma Park is Other, with 22.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Takoma Park is White, with 3.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.22%
High School15.04%
Some College14.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed5.57%
Male Employed4.38%
Male Unemployed4.18%

Takoma Park Income

Takoma Park Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,439$116,095
Families$115,566$138,309
Married Families$146,993-
Non Families$52,216$65,875

Takoma Park Marital Status

Takoma Park Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Takoma Park Married by Age and Sex

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

Takoma Park Veterans

481

Number of Veterans

473

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam166
First Gulf War100
Korea74
Second Gulf War27
World War II18
Age Group Veterans
75+134
65 to 74129
55 to 64105
35 to 5485
18 to 3428
Name Veterans % of Total
White2513.81%
Black1943.93%
Hispanic362.62%
Asian344.57%
Indian28.00%

$Takoma Park Veterans by Education

10.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Takoma Park Employment Status

76.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Takoma Park Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

18.96%

Born in Maryland

71.22%

Native Born

28.78%

Foreign Born

15.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

71.22% of Takoma Park residents were born in the United States, with 18.96% having been born in Maryland. 15.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202017,966990.55%
201917,867990.56%
201817,768400.23%
201717,728990.56%
201617,629780.44%
201517,551950.54%
201417,456130.07%
201317,443950.55%
201217,3481630.95%
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%