Thurmont, Maryland Population 2020

6,948
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Thurmont is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 6,948, it is the 29th largest city in Maryland and the 3960th largest city in the United States. Thurmont is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually and its population has increased by 12.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,170 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Thurmont has a population density of 2,243 people per square mile.

The average household income in Thurmont is $90,756 with a poverty rate of 6.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $949 per month, and the median house value is $248,000. The median age in Thurmont is 39.4 years, 36.2 years for males, and 44.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.3 males.

Thurmont Demographics

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

  • White: 96.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Thurmont, Maryland is 6,948, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,752.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,170.

Thurmont, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,33296.48%
Two or More Races1712.61%
Black or African American270.41%
Asian230.35%
Some Other Race100.15%
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Thurmont Population Pyramid 2020

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Thurmont Median Age

39.4


Total

36.2


Male

44.4


Female

Thurmont Adults

There are 4,901 adults, (1,115 of whom are seniors) in Thurmont.

Thurmont Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Thurmont Sex Ratio

Female

3,244

49.43%

Male

3,319

50.57%

Thurmont Households and Families

Thurmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Thurmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family62.4%37.6%
Male48.4%51.6%
Female37.4%62.6%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5732.5571.5
Married1,3503.1187.3
Non Family7721.1862.4
Female3583.1537.4
Male933.4848.4

3.1

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Thurmont Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1292.85%
9th to 12th Grade2726.01%
High School Graduate1,58034.93%
Some College1,02422.64%
Associates Degree4179.22%
Bachelors Degree65114.39%
Graduate Degree4509.95%
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Thurmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3063,9311,049
Multiple Races10210211
Hispanic1008425
Black272727
Asian2323
Other Race10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,754$54,597$36,683
Less Than High School$16,813$$8,846
High School Grad$40,826$45,430$29,674
Some College$45,350$59,750$36,488
Bachelors Degree$60,543$70,282$50,208
Graduate Degree$69,185$76,979$41,333

$46,754

Average Earnings

$54,597

Average Male

$36,683

Average Female

Thurmont Language

Thurmont Language by Age

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Thurmont Language

98.63% of Thurmont residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Thurmont Poverty

Thurmont Poverty by Race

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6.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Thurmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Thurmont is White, with 6.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Thurmont is White, with 6.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.78%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.97%
Some College5.07%
High School3.42%
Bachelors or Greater1.09%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.48%
Female Employed3.84%
Male Employed2.58%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Thurmont Income

Thurmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,868$90,756
Families$88,902$105,499
Married Families$95,455-
Non Families$43,095$52,433
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Thurmont Marital Status

Thurmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Thurmont Married by Age and Sex

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Thurmont 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.

Thurmont Marital Status by Race

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Thurmont Veterans

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455

Number of Veterans

407

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War55
Korea30
World War II11
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Age Group Veterans
75+139
65 to 74128
35 to 5491
55 to 6464
18 to 3433
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4519.52%
2 or More43.92%
Hispanic10.99%

Thurmont Veterans by Education

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5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Thurmont Employment Status

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72.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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60.32%

Born in Maryland

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.99% of Thurmont residents were born in the United States, with 60.32% having been born in Maryland. 0.15% 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
20206,948981.43%
20196,850981.45%
20186,7521362.06%
20176,616981.50%
20166,518600.93%
20156,458200.31%
20146,438280.44%
20136,410460.72%
20126,364701.11%
20116,294911.47%
20106,2036151.05%
20005,5882,1905.10%
19903,3984641.48%
19802,9340.00%