|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Elkton is 15,791. Elkton, Maryland is the 2,274th largest city in the US.
Elkton is located entirely in Cecil County.
The current population of Elkton (15,791) is it's peak population.
Elkton has grown 31.7% since the 2000. Elkton, Maryland is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Elkton has a population density of 1,849 people per square mile.
|2363||Havre de Grace||14,873||29.3%|
|2270||Live Oak, Texas||15,840||65.7%|
|2271||Middleburg Heights, Ohio||15,830||1.8%|
|2273||Westbury, New York||15,809||9.9%|
|2276||Clarksburg, West Virginia||15,784||-5.7%|
|2279||Jamestown, North Dakota||15,750||1.5%|
The total voting age population of Elkton, Maryland, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,445. The voting age population is 48.3% male and 51.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Elkton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Elkton are 73.3% White, 17.2% Black, 5.4% Two or more races, 3.1% Asian and 1.1% Other. Additionally, 9.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Elkton, 21.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.8%. On a per-household basis, 16.7% of families are below the poverty line in Elkton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.6% of Elkton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.6% of Elkton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.5% have a bachelor's degree and 9.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Elkton residents aged 5 and older, 11.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Elkton is 6.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Elkton, 17.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Elkton is $56,250.
In Elkton, 50.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.8% of housing units in Elkton.
Of all the housing units in Elkton, 9.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Elkton, 27.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Elkton is $1,066.
In Elkton, 81.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.