The Towson Census Designated Place had a population of 59,089 as of July 1, 2018. Towson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Towson is located at latitude 39.4015 and longitude -76.6019 in Baltimore County. The formal boundaries for the Towson Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 14.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Baltimore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 463 feet.
The Towson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390399) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Towson: Towson Town, Towsontown.
|Population in Households||50,455|
|Population in Familes||34,815|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8,634|
|Median Household Income||$77,927|
|Average Household Income||$112,120|
|Per Capita Income||$44,933|
|Total Housing Units||24,004 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||12,471 (52.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||9,955 (41.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,578 ( 6.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$344,120|
|Average Home Value||$433,855|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.75%|
|Per Capita Income||2.69%|
The table below compares Towson to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 13||98th|
|Population Density||# 80||85th|
|Diversity Index||# 186||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 216||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 117||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.