Taneytown, Maryland Population 2020

6,866

Taneytown is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 6,866, it is the 31st largest city in Maryland and the 3989th largest city in the United States. Taneytown is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 2.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,728 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Taneytown has a population density of 2,176 people per square mile.

The average household income in Taneytown is $93,322 with a poverty rate of 8.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,030 per month, and the median house value is $252,700. The median age in Taneytown is 42.7 years, 43.2 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.1 males.

Taneytown Demographics

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

  • White: 93.08%
  • Black or African American: 3.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Taneytown, Maryland is 6,866, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,816.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,728.

Taneytown, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,30593.08%
Black or African American2503.69%
Two or More Races1191.76%
Asian480.71%
Some Other Race370.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.22%

Taneytown Population Pyramid 2020

Taneytown Median Age

42.7


Total

43.2


Male

42.4


Female

Taneytown Adults

There are 5,127 adults, (1,266 of whom are seniors) in Taneytown.

Taneytown Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Taneytown Sex Ratio

Female

3,351

49.47%

Male

3,423

50.53%

Taneytown Households and Families

Taneytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Taneytown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.3%7.7%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
Male46.3%53.7%
Female44.6%55.4%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5482.6476.7
Married1,3433.1692.3
Non Family7141.1968.9
Female2603.644.6
Male2312.9746.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taneytown Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1834.00%
9th to 12th Grade45910.03%
High School Graduate1,87540.98%
Some College70515.41%
Associates Degree3036.62%
Bachelors Degree73216.00%
Graduate Degree3186.95%

Taneytown Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2173,684960
Hispanic136708
Black13511265
Asian462617
Multiple Races2626
Other Race15
Native American1515

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 black people with a rate of 48.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,530$51,250$29,156
Less Than High School$$43,625$13,705
High School Grad$31,778$40,625$22,500
Some College$57,763$68,929$33,846
Bachelors Degree$57,383$81,607$52,656
Graduate Degree$68,836$80,300$53,906

$42,530

Average Earnings

$51,250

Average Male

$29,156

Average Female

Taneytown Language

Taneytown Language by Age

Taneytown Language

95.10% of Taneytown residents speak only English, while 4.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Taneytown Poverty

Taneytown Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,0444747.84%
Hispanic2654717.74%
Multiple1192016.81%
Asian482041.67%

8.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.20%

Male Poverty Rate

10.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taneytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taneytown is Asian, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taneytown is White, with 7.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.31%
High School8.85%
Some College4.27%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed5.52%
Female Employed4.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Taneytown Income

Taneytown Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,457$93,322
Families$84,231$96,293
Married Families$97,314-
Non Families$38,400$82,192

Taneytown Marital Status

Taneytown Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Taneytown Married by Age and Sex

Taneytown 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 35-44.

Taneytown Marital Status by Race

Taneytown Veterans

398

Number of Veterans

350

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War54
Korea15
World War II11
Age Group Veterans
75+135
65 to 74132
35 to 54105
55 to 6417
18 to 349
Name Veterans % of Total
White3457.12%
Black3223.70%
Hispanic157.14%
2 or More1230.77%
Asian918.75%

$Taneytown Veterans by Education

4.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taneytown Employment Status

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Taneytown 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

63.40%

Born in Maryland

96.91%

Native Born

3.09%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.91% of Taneytown residents were born in the United States, with 63.40% having been born in Maryland. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,866250.37%
20196,841250.37%
20186,816340.50%
20176,782250.37%
20166,75710.01%
20156,756-7-0.10%
20146,763100.15%
20136,753110.16%
20126,742-2-0.03%
20116,744-6-0.09%
20106,7501,6222.79%
20005,1281,4333.33%
19903,6951,0773.51%
19802,6180.00%