Westminster, Maryland Population 2024

20,641

Westminster is a city located in Carroll County Maryland. Westminster has a 2024 population of 20,641. It is also the county seat of Carroll County.Westminster is currently growing at a rate of 0.6% annually and its population has increased by 2.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,135 in 2020.

The average household income in Westminster is $93,525 with a poverty rate of 12.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Westminster is 37.3 years, 34.6 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Westminster Demographics

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

  • White: 81.67%
  • Black or African American: 6.89%
  • Two or more races: 6.77%
  • Asian: 2.99%
  • Other race: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,090.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.51% (506)
The current population of Westminster, Maryland is 20,641 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,135.

Westminster, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,41481.67%
Black or African American1,3856.89%
Two or more races1,3616.77%
Asian6002.99%
Other race2971.48%
Native American390.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Westminster Population by Race

Westminster Population Pyramid 2024

Westminster Median Age

37.3

Total

34.6

Male

40.6

Female

Westminster Adults

There are 16,614 adults, (3,669 of whom are seniors) in Westminster.

Westminster Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Westminster Sex Ratio

Female10,26251.06%
Male9,83748.94%

Westminster Population by Age

Westminster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,0082.2853.846.2
Married3,6382.9977.922.1
Non Family3,1601.234.465.6
Female8372.943367
Male3732.9429.570.5
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2.89

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Westminster 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

Westminster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.86%.

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,123

Average Earnings

$60,598

Average Male

$55,144

Average Female

Westminster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Westminster Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Westminster Language

90.77% of Westminster residents speak only English, while 9.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.22% of the population.

Westminster Language

Westminster Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White14,9601,1837.91%
Hispanic1,19947539.62%
Multiple1,25841032.59%
Black96236337.73%
Asian4738517.97%
Other2957826.44%
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12.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.25%

Male Poverty Rate

12.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westminster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westminster is Hispanic, with 39.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westminster is White, with 7.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Westminster Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.26%
High School14.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%
Some College1.85%
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Westminster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed41.72%
Female Unemployed34.57%
Male Employed7.89%
Female Employed3.9%
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Westminster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Westminster Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Westminster Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Westminster Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Westminster 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.

Westminster Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Westminster Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

965

Number of Veterans

896

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

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Westminster Veterans by War

count

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Westminster Veterans by Age

count

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Westminster Veterans by Race

Westminster Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westminster Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Westminster Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Westminster Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Westminster 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

61.42%

Born in Westminster

92.64%

Native Born

7.36%

Foreign Born

4.44%

Non Citizen

2.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.64% of Westminster residents were born in the United States, with 61.42% having been born in Maryland. 4.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Westminster Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,2611240.59%
202821,1371240.59%
202721,0131240.59%
202620,8891240.6%
202520,7651240.6%
202420,6411240.6%
202320,5171240.61%
202220,3931240.61%
202120,2691340.67%
202020,1351,4537.78%
201918,682350.19%
201818,647720.39%
201718,575450.24%
201618,530-1-0.01%
201518,531-19-0.1%
201418,550-26-0.14%
201318,576420.23%
201218,534390.21%
201118,495-29-0.16%
201018,5241,79310.72%
200016,7313,66328.03%
199013,0684,26048.37%
19808,8081,60122.21%
19707,2071,08417.7%
19606,123-17-0.28%
19506,1401,44830.86%
19404,6922295.13%
19304,46394226.75%
19203,5212266.86%
19103,295963%
19003,19929610.2%
18902,90339615.8%
18802,507
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Westminster Population by Year