The Town of Elkton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cecil County at latitude 39.6058 and longitude -75.8217. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.
The formal official name is the Town of Elkton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Elkton, Maryland.
The P1 Census Class Code for Elkton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkton: Elk Town, Elktown, Head of Elk, Hollingsworth, Sahakitko.
|Population in Households||14,984|
|Population in Familes||11,973|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||572|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,058 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,865 (47.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,743 (45.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||450 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$220,090|
|Average Home Value||$234,296|
|Median Household Income||$53,409|
|Average Household Income||$68,763|
|Per Capita Income||$25,402|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.93%|
|Per Capita Income||2.47%|
The table below compares Elkton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 88||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 202||61st|
|Diversity Index2||# 163||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 363||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 371||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.