Westminster, Maryland Population 2020

18,746
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Westminster is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 18,746, it is the 13th largest city in Maryland and the 1943rd largest city in the United States. Westminster is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 0.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,590 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Westminster has a population density of 2,806 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westminster is $80,650 with a poverty rate of 11.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,159 per month, and the median house value is $240,800. The median age in Westminster is 34 years, 31.7 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Westminster Demographics

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

  • White: 79.48%
  • Black or African American: 9.30%
  • Asian: 4.03%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Other race: 3.13%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Westminster, Maryland is 18,746, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,648.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,590.

Westminster, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,74579.48%
Black or African American1,7259.30%
Asian7474.03%
Two or More Races7043.79%
Some Other Race5803.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.28%
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Westminster Population Pyramid 2020

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Westminster Median Age

34


Total

31.7


Male

35.8


Female

Westminster Adults

There are 14,460 adults, (2,774 of whom are seniors) in Westminster.

Westminster Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Westminster Sex Ratio

Female

9,726

52.42%

Male

8,827

47.58%

Westminster Households and Families

Westminster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Westminster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All51.7%48.3%
Non Family33.7%66.3%
Male26.5%73.5%
Female22.9%77.1%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0792.3851.7
Married3,1473.2877.2
Non Family2,9801.1833.7
Female7523.2422.9
Male2002.8626.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Westminster Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3863.36%
9th to 12th Grade1,0899.48%
High School Graduate3,09726.96%
Some College2,24219.51%
Associates Degree7946.91%
Bachelors Degree2,57622.42%
Graduate Degree1,30511.36%
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Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2998,2733,169
Black1,050937325
Hispanic63038831
Asian403342297
Other Race318124
Multiple Races12410759
Native American1313

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 73.70%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,826$55,587$40,705
Less Than High School$27,984$29,677$
High School Grad$35,757$42,129$28,194
Some College$42,129$54,023$37,037
Bachelors Degree$67,832$78,192$53,110
Graduate Degree$69,148$83,565$59,435

$48,826

Average Earnings

$55,587

Average Male

$40,705

Average Female

Westminster Language

Westminster Language by Age

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Westminster Language

89.64% of Westminster residents speak only English, while 10.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.88% of the population.

Westminster Poverty

Westminster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7881,1809.23%
Hispanic1,29252440.56%
Black1,44125217.49%
Other58014324.66%
Asian664537.98%

11.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westminster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westminster is Hispanic, with 40.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westminster is Asian, with 7.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.83%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.37%
Some College9.84%
High School9.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.27%
Female Unemployed30.23%
Female Employed6.32%
Male Employed4.76%

Westminster Income

Westminster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,498$80,650
Families$90,881$107,051
Married Families$102,482-
Non Families$35,283$41,363
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Westminster Marital Status

Westminster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Westminster Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Westminster Veterans

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1,047

Number of Veterans

956

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam227
Second Gulf War201
Korea178
First Gulf War176
World War II95
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Age Group Veterans
75+409
35 to 54306
65 to 74142
55 to 64105
18 to 3485
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8597.21%
Black1078.00%
2 or More6727.69%
Asian142.57%
Hispanic101.34%

Westminster Veterans by Education

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5.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westminster Employment Status

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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63.43%

Born in Maryland

92.72%

Native Born

7.28%

Foreign Born

4.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.72% of Westminster residents were born in the United States, with 63.43% having been born in Maryland. 4.24% 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
202018,746490.26%
201918,697490.26%
201818,648800.43%
201718,568490.26%
201618,519-1-0.01%
201518,520-19-0.10%
201418,539-27-0.15%
201318,566420.23%
201218,524400.22%
201118,484-33-0.18%
201018,5171,7861.02%
200016,7313,6632.50%
199013,0684,2604.02%
19808,8081,6012.03%
19707,2071,0841.64%
19606,123-17-0.03%
19506,1401,4482.73%
19404,6922290.50%
19304,4639422.40%
19203,5212260.67%
19103,295960.30%
19003,1992960.98%
18902,9033961.48%
18802,5070.00%