Taneytown, Maryland Population 2024

7,438

Taneytown is a city located in Carroll County Maryland. Taneytown has a 2024 population of 7,438. Taneytown is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 2.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,232 in 2020.

The average household income in Taneytown is $93,745 with a poverty rate of 10.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Taneytown is 38.7 years, 38.8 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Taneytown Demographics

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

  • White: 86.56%
  • Black or African American: 9.84%
  • Two or more races: 2.67%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,356.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.85% (206)
The current population of Taneytown, Maryland is 7,438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,232.

Taneytown, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,26286.56%
Black or African American7129.84%
Two or more races1932.67%
Asian670.93%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Taneytown Population by Race

Taneytown Population Pyramid 2024

Taneytown Median Age

38.7

Total

38.8

Male

37.9

Female

Taneytown Adults

There are 5,350 adults, (1,552 of whom are seniors) in Taneytown.

Taneytown Age Dependency

90.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Taneytown Sex Ratio

Female3,78752.35%
Male3,44747.65%

Taneytown Population by Age

Taneytown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7922.5780.619.4
Married1,4293.2398.11.9
Non Family9221.1855.744.3
Female3423.3868.731.3
Male993.061000
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Taneytown 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

Taneytown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Taneytown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.1%.

Taneytown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,745

Average Earnings

$68,487

Average Male

$46,537

Average Female

Taneytown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Taneytown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Taneytown Language

92.92% of Taneytown residents speak only English, while 7.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Taneytown Language

Taneytown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,13563610.37%
Multiple1938343.01%
Hispanic1978342.13%
Black690446.38%
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10.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.25%

Male Poverty Rate

14.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taneytown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taneytown is Multiple, with 43.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taneytown is Black, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.38%.

Taneytown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.68%
High School6.43%
Bachelors or Greater2.8%
Some College2.34%
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Taneytown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.62%
Male Unemployed20%
Female Employed11.19%
Male Employed4.11%
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Taneytown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Taneytown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Taneytown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Taneytown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Taneytown Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Taneytown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Taneytown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

522

Number of Veterans

486

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

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Taneytown Veterans by War

count

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Taneytown Veterans by Age

count

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Taneytown Veterans by Race

Taneytown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taneytown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Taneytown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Taneytown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Taneytown 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

73.39%

Born in Taneytown

95.47%

Native Born

4.53%

Foreign Born

0.5%

Non Citizen

4.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.47% of Taneytown residents were born in the United States, with 73.39% having been born in Maryland. 0.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Taneytown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,683490.64%
20287,634490.65%
20277,585490.65%
20267,536490.65%
20257,487490.66%
20247,438490.66%
20237,389490.67%
20227,340490.67%
20217,291590.82%
20207,2324025.89%
20196,830180.26%
20186,812300.44%
20176,782210.31%
20166,76120.03%
20156,759-5-0.07%
20146,764100.15%
20136,75480.12%
20126,746-1-0.01%
20116,747-6-0.09%
20106,7531,62531.69%
20005,1281,43338.78%
19903,6951,07741.14%
19802,618
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Taneytown Population by Year