The Town of Elkton had a population of 15,964 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Elkton is located at latitude 39.6058 and longitude -75.8217 in Cecil County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.
The Town of Elkton (GNIS ID: 2390166) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkton: Elk Town, Elktown, Head of Elk, Hollingsworth, Sahakitko.
|Population in Households||15,413|
|Population in Familes||12,316|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||551|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,240 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,908 (46.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,820 (45.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||512 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$223,471|
|Average Home Value||$259,439|
|Median Household Income||$57,034|
|Average Household Income||$71,278|
|Per Capita Income||$26,792|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.4%|
|Per Capita Income||0.97%|
The table below compares Elkton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 87||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 208||60th|
|Diversity Index2||# 154||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 342||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 356||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.