Towson Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Towson Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
56,698

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.4%
5 - 17:
13.3%
18 - 24:
22.4%
25 - 34:
12.0%
35 - 54:
20.7%
55 - 64:
10.5%
Over 65 Years:
16.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
19.8%
19.8%
High School Graduates
96.1%
96.1%
College Graduated
65.1%
65.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Towson
$48,110
$48,110
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Towson
$88,786
$88,786
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.5%

Employment Industries in Towson

 
Education
18.0%
18.0%
Healthcare
16.5%
16.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
12.9%
12.9%
Retail
7.6%
7.6%
Finance
6.7%
6.7%
Accommodation
6.6%
6.6%
Public Service
6.0%
6.0%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Manufacturing
3.8%
3.8%
Arts
3.0%
3.0%
Administration
2.6%
2.6%
Construction
2.4%
2.4%
Real estate
2.3%
2.3%
Transportation
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
71.4%
71.4%
Black or African American
15.6%
15.6%
Asian
5.0%
5.0%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.6%
4.6%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.1%
3.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
17.6%
17.6%
Irish
16.2%
16.2%
English
11.5%
11.5%
Italian
8.2%
8.2%
Polish
3.6%
3.6%
Scottish
2.7%
2.7%
European
2.5%
2.5%
African
2.1%
2.1%
French
1.8%
1.8%
Russian
1.5%
1.5%
British
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
Czech
0.8%
0.8%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Ukrainian
0.8%
0.8%
Greek
0.7%
0.7%
Swiss
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.9%
87.9%
Spanish
2.8%
2.8%
African languages
1.2%
1.2%
Langs. of India
0.9%
0.9%
French
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.7%
0.7%
Chinese
0.7%
0.7%
Tagalog
0.6%
0.6%
Korean
0.4%
0.4%
Urdu
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Persian
0.4%
0.4%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Serbo-Croatian
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Towson Residents:
10.8%