Ellicott City demographics profile

StatisticEllicott CityMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)2,36262791
Median age41.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English71%82%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%
Ellicott City, MD has a population of 70,780 and is the 515th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,362 per sq mi which is 277% higher than the Maryland average and 2507% higher than the national average. The median age in Ellicott City is 41 which is approximately 8% higher than the Maryland average of 38. In Ellicott City, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 40% of Ellicott City residents were born in Maryland, 34% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Ellicott City is 277% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Ellicott City is 8% higher than Maryland.
  • In Ellicott City 60.33% of the population is White.
  • In Ellicott City 9.54% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ellicott City 26.40% of the population is Asian.

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Ellicott City population breakdown by race

RaceEllicott CityMarylandNational
Black or African American9.54%29.63%12.63%
American Indian0.22%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.82%3.12%3.06%
Other race0.67%3.67%4.75%
In Ellicott City, 3.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Ellicott City, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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