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The Elkridge CDP(1) had a population of 23,560 as of July 1, 2021. Elkridge ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Elkridge is located at latitude 39.2126 and longitude -76.7136 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the Elkridge Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.
The Elkridge Census Designated Place 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 Elkridge: Elk Ridge, Elk Ridge Landing, Elkridge Landing.
|Total Population||23,560 (100%)|
|Population in Households||23,249 (98.7%)|
|Population in Families||18,975 (80.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||311 ( 1.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$102,119|
|Average Household Income||$123,924|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$44,031|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,951 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,876 (65.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,632 (29.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||444 ( 5.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$382,695|
|Average Home Value||$404,277|
|Housing Affordability Index3||138|
|Average Household Size||2.73|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.37%|
|Per Capita Income||2.29%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.32%|
The table below compares Elkridge 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||# 60||89th|
|Population Density||# 133||75th|
|Median Household Income||# 147||72nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 196||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 179||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 63||88th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.