Towson, Maryland Population 2022

57,817
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Towson is a city located in Baltimore County Maryland. Towson has a 2020 population of 57,817. It is also the county seat of Baltimore County. Towson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,197 in 2010.

The average household income in Towson is $126,836 with a poverty rate of 11.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,488 per month, and the median house value is $367,200. The median age in Towson is 33.3 years, 32.3 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Towson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Towsonwas:

  • White: 73.58%
  • Black or African American: 14.83%
  • Asian: 5.96%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Towson, Maryland is 57,817 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 57,817.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,197.

Towson, Maryland Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20102,715,7400.00%
20112,733,78018,0400.66%
20122,754,64020,8600.76%
20132,768,23013,5900.49%
20142,780,06011,8300.43%
20152,790,0509,9900.36%
20162,794,1104,0600.15%
20172,798,7104,6000.16%
20182,800,7402,0300.07%
20192,800,050-690-0.02%
20202,799,360-690-0.02%
20212,798,670-690-0.02%

Towson Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,34173.58%
Black or African American8,53614.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1260.22%
Asian3,4285.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander390.07%
Some Other Race6921.20%
Two or More Races2,3804.14%
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Towson Population by Race

Towson Population Pyramid 2022

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Towson Median Age

32.8


Total

31.7


Male

33.8


Female

Towson Adults

There are 47,539 adults, (9,895 of whom are seniors) in Towson.

Towson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Towson Sex Ratio

Female

30,466

52.95%

Male

27,076

47.05%

Towson Population by Age

Towson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Towson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All57.8%42.2%
Female55.9%44.1%
Male52.5%47.5%
Non Family37.2%62.8%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Towson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0132.3457.8
Married9,1763.1579.8
Male6922.9352.5
Female1,6652.9255.9
Non Family9,4801.4237.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Towson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5511.58%
9th to 12th Grade6851.96%
High School Graduate4,34812.43%
Some College4,56313.05%
Associates Degree1,8085.17%
Bachelors Degree11,37732.54%
Graduate Degree11,63433.27%
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Towson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Towson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,2312,1391,622
White25,82725,19717,965
2+ Races769677441
Other Race390384223
Native American949447
Hispanic1,3301,213658
Black4,9244,5352,416

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 asian people with a rate of 72.70%.

Towson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,464$76,563$53,948
Less Than 9th Grade$$20,870$9,412
High School Graduate$30,764$40,076$17,338
Some College$41,766$50,466$34,505
Bachelors Degree$65,359$84,032$53,838
Graduate Degree$79,332$106,835$68,930

$63,464

Average Earnings

$76,563

Average Male

$53,948

Average Female

Towson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Towson Language by Age

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Towson Language

86.97% of Towson residents speak only English, while 13.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Towson Language

Towson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian3,13353016.92%
Hispanic2,22534715.60%
Multiple2,01629814.78%
Black5,91984414.26%
White36,1813,5079.69%
Other52NaN%

11.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Towson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Towson is Asian, with 16.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Towson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.63%.

Towson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.56%
High School10.20%
Some College12.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Towson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.12%
Male Unemployed17.28%
Female Employed9.98%
Female Unemployed14.63%

Towson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Towson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,951$129,170
Families$135,215$176,822
Married Families$151,309-
Non Families$51,303$68,411
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Income by Household Type

Towson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Towson Married by Age and Sex

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Towson 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 35-44.

Towson Marital Status by Race

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Towson Marital Status

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2,049

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War261
First Gulf War242
Vietnam695
Korea241
World War II129

Towson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34142
35 to 54247
55 to 64405
65 to 74534
75+721

Towson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5574.45%
Black2954.05%
Native American64.76%
Asian401.40%
Islander1762.96%
Other Race7414.04%
2+ Races604.29%
Hispanic1135.69%

Towson Veterans by Race

Towson Veterans by Education

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6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Towson Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Towson Employment by Age

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Towson Employment by Race

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Towson Employment by Education

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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55.23%

Born in Towson

88.35%

Native Born

11.65%

Foreign Born

5.08%

Non Citizen

6.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.35% of Towson residents were born in the United States, with 55.23% having been born in Maryland. 5.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Towson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201055,1970.00%
201155,069-128-0.23%
201255,8117421.35%
201356,4836721.20%
201457,1466631.17%
201557,7255791.01%
201658,1894640.80%
201758,7665770.99%
201858,347-419-0.71%
201957,817-530-0.91%
202057,8170.00%
202157,8170.00%
202257,8170.00%

Towson Population by Year