Living in Elkton, MD

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Elkton SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
6

Elkton, MD Crime Report

1,188
Total Crimes
7,576.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
194.97%
Above National Average

Elkton, MD Cost Of Living

112
Elkton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Elkton, Maryland Info Snack

The town of Elkton is the county seat of Cecil County, Maryland, United States. The population was 15,443 at the 2010 census. It was formerly called Head of Elk because it sits at the head of navigation on the Elk River, which flows into the nearby Chesapeake Bay.
Population
15,675
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
20.6%
Median Home
$191,700
Median Income
$55,165
Median Rent
$1,073

Elkton, MD Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Elkton in Maryland

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Map Of Elkton, MD

Population over time in Elkton

Year Population % Change
2017 15,675 0.2%
2016 15,651 -0.2%
2015 15,687 -0.2%
2014 15,718 0.3%
2013 15,673 0.6%
2012 15,578 1.2%
2011 15,393 1.0%
2010 15,240 1.4%
2009 15,029 -
Crime/100k Elkton MD USA
Violent Crime 1269.1 468.7 368.9
Murder 0.0 8.1 5.0
Robbery 357.1 160.8 86.2
Aggravated Assault 841.8 267.0 246.8
Property Crime 6307.0 2033.3 2199.5
Burglary 1020.3 312.6 376.0
Larceny 4955.0 1519.8 1594.6
Car Theft 331.6 200.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Elkton

White
69.6% (10,909)
African American
16.6% (2,606)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.1% (486)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (493)
Hispanic
7.5% (1,181)
Race Elkton MD USA
White 69.6% 51.4% 61.1%
African American 16.6% 29.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.1% 6.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 2.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.5% 9.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Elkton, Maryland

Less than $10,000
7.4% (115,509)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (54,271)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (175,005)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.4% (84,455)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (256,267)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.8% (294,867)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.7% (152,077)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.5% (320,697)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (66,171)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (48,177)
Income Elkton MD USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 4.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 2.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 6.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.4% 6.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 10.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.8% 16.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.7% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.5% 18.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 10.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 11.7% 7.0%

Gender in Elkton

Female
50.1% (7,856)
Male
49.9% (7,818)
Gender Elkton MD USA
Female 50.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elkton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (783)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (1,724)
High School / GED
37.0% (5,799)
Some College
21.0% (3,291)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (940)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,881)
Master's Degree
7.0% (1,097)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (156)
Education Elkton MD USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%

2 Reviews & Comments About Elkton

Overall User Rating
1.5
/5

Ganz Nutek

I live in Elkton and its bad, but if you mind your own business you'll be fine. Grew up on booth street. Lots of drugs and prostitution. Really its a mixed bag.


Cora Irene

i live in elkton its the worst theres so many predators and crackheads running around wawa at 2 am lol

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