Towson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,11247491
Median age33.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%54%55%
Speak English89%82%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Towson, MD has a population of 58,189 and is the 682nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,112 per sq mi which is 767% higher than the Maryland average and 4439% higher than the national average. The median age in Towson is 34 which is approximately 11% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Towson, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 54% of Towson residents were born in Maryland, 35% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Towson is 767% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Towson is 11% lower than Maryland.
  • In Towson 78.29% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Towson 12.77% of the population is African American.
  • In Towson 5.47% of the population is Asian.

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Towson population breakdown by race

African American12.77%29.63%12.63%
American Indian0.25%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.66%3.12%3.06%
Other race0.56%3.67%4.75%
In Towson, 4.3% 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 Towson, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).