Tilghman Island, Maryland Population 2024

821

Tilghman Island is a city located in Talbot County Maryland. Tilghman Island has a 2024 population of 821. Tilghman Island is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -1.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 831 in 2020.

The average household income in Tilghman Island is $98,981 with a poverty rate of 8.23%. The median age in Tilghman Island is 56.7 years: 57.6 years for males, and 56.1 years for females.

Tilghman Island Demographics

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

  • White: 99.39%
  • Asian: 0.61%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
342.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.2% (-10)
The current population of Tilghman Island, Maryland is 821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 831.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White82199.39%
Asian50.61%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Tilghman Island Population by Race

Tilghman Island Population Pyramid 2024

Tilghman Island Median Age

56.7

Total

57.6

Male

56.1

Female

Tilghman Island Adults

There are 704 adults, (222 of whom are seniors) in Tilghman Island.

Tilghman Island Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tilghman Island Sex Ratio

Female36744.43%
Male45955.57%

Tilghman Island Population by Age

Tilghman Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3752.289.610.4
Married2022.6896.53.5
Non Family1271.2174.825.2
Male252.241000
Female213.521000

2.69

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tilghman Island Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9915.3%
Associates Degree528.04%
Bachelors Degree639.74%
Graduate Degree8112.52%
High School Graduate19830.6%
Less Than 9th Grade335.1%
Some College12118.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tilghman Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tilghman Island Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White638510139
Asian555
Hispanic400

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 100%.

Tilghman Island Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$110,859$110,547$126,000
High School Graduate$22,206$0$21,912
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$32,500$0$40,526
Some College$0$0$44,167

$32,500

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$40,526

Average Female

Tilghman Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tilghman Island Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tilghman Island Language

93.74% of Tilghman Island residents speak only English, while 6.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.89% of the population.

Tilghman Island Language

Tilghman Island Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White793688.58%

8.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.24%

Male Poverty Rate

5.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tilghman Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tilghman Island is White, with 8.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tilghman Island is White, with 8.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.53%.

Tilghman Island Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.12%
Bachelors or Greater11.81%
Less Than 9th Grade8.33%
Some College3.47%

Tilghman Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.82%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed7.32%
Female Unemployed0%

Tilghman Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tilghman Island Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,625$132,114
Households$55,208$98,981
Married Families$76,042$-999,999,999
Non Families-$34,280

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tilghman Island Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Tilghman Island Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tilghman Island Marriage

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

Tilghman Island Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tilghman Island Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

57

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War19
Korea18
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War13
World War II0

Tilghman Island Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+20
55 to 6418
65 to 7412
35 to 547
18 to 340

Tilghman Island Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White578.15%

Tilghman Island Veterans by Race

Tilghman Island Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tilghman Island Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Tilghman Island Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tilghman Island Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tilghman Island 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

71.67%

Born in Tilghman Island

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.85% of Tilghman Island residents were born in the United States, with 71.67% having been born in Maryland. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Tilghman Island Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024821-2-0.24%
2023823-3-0.36%
2022826-11-1.31%
202183760.72%
2020831-174-17.31%
20191,00518622.71%
2018819283.54%
2017791-101-11.32%
2016892-60-6.3%
2015952-19-1.96%
2014971-93-8.74%
20131,06424529.91%
2012819111.36%
2011808243.06%
201078400%

Tilghman Island Population by Year