Towson, Maryland Population 2020

58,347

Towson is a city located in Maryland. Towson has a 2020 population of 58,347. Towson is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 55,197 in 2010. Towson reached it's highest population of 58,766 in 2017.

The average household income in Towson is $119,887 with a poverty rate of 11.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,411 per month, and the median house value is $352,700. The median age in Towson is 33.8 years, 32.7 years for males, and 34.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.6 males.

Towson Demographics

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

  • White: 75.58%
  • Black or African American: 15.27%
  • Asian: 5.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Other race: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Towson, Maryland is 58,347, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 58,347.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 55,197.

Towson, Maryland Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,811,1904,2000.15%
20192,806,9904,2000.15%
20182,802,7904,2000.15%
20172,798,5904,3000.15%
20162,794,2904,0100.14%
20152,790,2809,9800.36%
20142,780,30011,9300.43%
20132,768,37013,7600.50%
20122,754,61021,0600.76%
20112,733,55017,8200.65%
20102,715,7300.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,09775.58%
Black or African American8,91115.27%
Asian3,0685.26%
Two or More Races1,6032.75%
Some Other Race5420.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native1210.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.01%

Towson Population Pyramid 2020

Towson Median Age

33.8


Total

32.7


Male

34.9


Female

Towson Adults

There are 48,073 adults, (9,686 of whom are seniors) in Towson.

Towson Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Towson Sex Ratio

Female

30,773

52.74%

Male

27,574

47.26%

Towson Households and Families

Towson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Towson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
Male59.7%40.3%
All58%42%
Female49.4%50.6%
Non Family36.1%63.9%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1302.3458
Non Family9,3521.4136.1
Married9,3523.1281.5
Female1,7842.8749.4
Male6423.0959.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Towson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6501.85%
9th to 12th Grade8322.37%
High School Graduate4,39112.51%
Some College4,57513.03%
Associates Degree1,8055.14%
Bachelors Degree11,16931.81%
Graduate Degree11,68833.29%

Towson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,89126,06618,580
Black4,6444,1652,043
Asian1,9151,8411,378
Hispanic1,2001,103546
Multiple Races478403261
Other Race301301188
Native American404020

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 71.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,336$68,106$51,772
Less Than High School$24,516$31,042$11,875
High School Grad$31,155$32,052$28,611
Some College$40,346$43,333$39,342
Bachelors Degree$62,204$76,371$51,962
Graduate Degree$76,061$97,352$66,209

$60,336

Average Earnings

$68,106

Average Male

$51,772

Average Female

Towson Language

Towson Language by Age

Towson Language

88.03% of Towson residents speak only English, while 11.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Towson Poverty

Towson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,2323,7179.98%
Black6,43195114.79%
Asian2,74673026.58%
Hispanic1,92229615.40%
Multiple1,26619915.72%
Other4645511.85%

11.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.92%

Male Poverty Rate

12.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Towson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Towson is Asian, with 26.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Towson is White, with 9.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.20%
High School12.21%
Some College10.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.68%
Female Unemployed22.47%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed6.62%

Towson Income

Towson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$85,511$119,887
Families$127,138$165,271
Married Families$141,391-
Non Families$46,959$60,915

Towson Marital Status

Towson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Towson Married by Age and Sex

Towson 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 35-44.

Towson Marital Status by Race

Towson Veterans

2,279

Number of Veterans

2,165

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam763
Korea251
World War II245
First Gulf War226
Second Gulf War192
Age Group Veterans
75+858
65 to 74654
55 to 64329
35 to 54306
18 to 34132
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9475.32%
Black2693.66%
Asian381.53%
Hispanic251.27%
2 or More252.71%

$Towson Veterans by Education

3.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Towson Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Towson 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

54.26%

Born in Maryland

89.42%

Native Born

10.58%

Foreign Born

4.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.42% of Towson residents were born in the United States, with 54.26% having been born in Maryland. 4.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202058,3470.00%
201958,3470.00%
201858,347-419-0.71%
201758,7665770.99%
201658,1894640.80%
201557,7255791.01%
201457,1466631.17%
201356,4836721.20%
201255,8117421.35%
201155,069-128-0.23%
201055,1970.00%