Also See: Elkton, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Elkton had a population of 15,864 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Elkton is located at latitude 39.6068 and longitude -75.8333 in Cecil County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elkton 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkton: Elk Town, Elktown, Head of Elk, Hollingsworth, Sahakitko.
|Total Population||15,864 (100%)|
|Population in Households||15,337 (96.7%)|
|Population in Families||12,174 (76.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||527 ( 3.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$55,341|
|Average Household Income||$73,922|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,490|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,246 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,250 (52.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,412 (38.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||584 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$226,553|
|Average Home Value||$269,925|
|Housing Affordability Index3||132|
|Average Household Size||2.71|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.43%|
The table below compares Elkton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 214||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 439||15th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 165||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 437||16th|
|Diversity Index||# 158||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.