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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Betterton is 284. Betterton, Maryland is the 15,315th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Betterton was in 2000, when its population was 384. In 2000, Betterton was the 14,522nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,315th largest city in the US. Betterton is currently 26.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Betterton has shrunk 26.0% since the year 2000. Betterton, Maryland's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14238||East New Market||387||60.5%|
|15309||Mill Creek, Pennsylvania||285||-18.5%|
|15312||Sylvan Grove, Kansas||285||-11.7%|
|15318||Dixie Inn, Louisiana||284||-21.3%|
|15319||Ellicottville, New York||284||-40.8%|
The total voting age population of Betterton, Maryland, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 309. The voting age population is 45.0% male and 55.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.5% of the residents of Betterton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Betterton are 78.7% White, 12.3% Two or more races and 9.0% Black. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Betterton, 11.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.2%. On a per-household basis, 9.6% of families are below the poverty line in Betterton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.5% of Betterton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.5% of Betterton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 39.7% have a bachelor's degree and 13.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Betterton residents aged 5 and older, 2.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Betterton is 14.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Betterton, 18.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Betterton is $53,594.
In Betterton, 73.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.8% of housing units in Betterton.
Of all the housing units in Betterton, 40.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Betterton, 4.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Betterton is $930.
In Betterton, 73.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.