Living in Towson, MD

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Towson SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
6

Towson, MD Cost Of Living

124
Towson's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Towson, Maryland Info Snack

Towson (/tasn/) is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place in Baltimore County, Maryland. The population was 55,197 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Baltimore County and the second-most populated unincorporated county seat in the United States (after Ellicott City, Maryland, the seat in nearby Howard County, southwest of Baltimore).
Population
58,347
Unemployment
4.6%
Poverty
11.9%
Median Home
$352,700
Median Income
$85,511
Median Rent
$1,411

Towson, MD Photos

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Map Of Towson, MD

Population over time in Towson

Year Population % Change
2017 58,347 -0.7%
2016 58,766 1.0%
2015 58,189 0.8%
2014 57,725 1.0%
2013 57,146 1.2%
2012 56,483 1.2%
2011 55,811 1.3%
2010 55,069 1.9%
2009 54,068 -

Race / Ethnicity in Towson

White
72.6% (42,331)
African American
15.0% (8,763)
American Indian
0.1% (80)
Asian
5.2% (3,063)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.3% (201)
Two Or More
2.2% (1,308)
Hispanic
4.4% (2,596)
Race Towson MD USA
White 72.6% 51.4% 61.1%
African American 15.0% 29.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 5.2% 6.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.4% 9.8% 17.8%

Household Income For Towson, Maryland

Less than $10,000
6.5% (379,131)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (162,918)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.8% (394,318)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.2% (363,391)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.2% (477,987)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.3% (892,739)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (597,552)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.7% (1,092,107)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.1% (650,018)
$200,000 or more
14.1% (824,534)
Income Towson MD USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 4.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 2.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.8% 6.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.2% 6.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.2% 10.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.3% 16.0% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.7% 18.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.1% 10.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 14.1% 11.7% 7.0%

Gender in Towson

Female
52.7% (30,773)
Male
47.3% (27,574)
Gender Towson MD USA
Female 52.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Towson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,166)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (1,166)
High School / GED
13.0% (7,585)
Some College
13.0% (7,585)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,917)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (18,671)
Master's Degree
22.0% (12,836)
Professional Degree
7.0% (4,084)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (2,333)
Education Towson MD USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 7.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 3.0% 1.0%

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