Severn demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,76462791
Median age35.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%44%43%
Speak English84%82%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Severn, MD has a population of 49,017 and is the 840th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,764 per sq mi which is 341% higher than the Maryland average and 2951% higher than the national average. The median age in Severn is 36 which is approximately 7% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Severn, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 44% of Severn residents were born in Maryland, 40% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Severn is 341% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Severn is 7% lower than Maryland.
  • In Severn 49.94% of the population is White.
  • In Severn 34.55% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Severn 9.09% of the population is Asian.

Compare Severn, MD Demographics To Other Cities


      Severn population breakdown by race

      Black or African American34.55%29.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.16%0.27%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.10%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race5.03%3.12%3.06%
      Other race1.13%3.67%4.75%
      In Severn, 7.6% 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 Severn, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).