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Elkton, MD
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Living in Elkton

Elkton is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 15,913 people and eight associated neighborhoods, Elkton is the 60th largest community in Maryland.

Also of interest is that Elkton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Elkton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

In terms of college education, Elkton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.34% of adults 25 and older in Elkton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Elkton in 2022 was $32,283, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,132 for a family of four. However, Elkton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Elkton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Elkton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elkton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Elkton include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Elkton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.