Ellicott City

A charming mix of historic homes, Luxury Estate Homes, great shopping, and vibrant, neighborly charm.

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Overview for Ellicott City, MD

74,432 people live in Ellicott City, where the median age is 41.8 and the average individual income is $59,690. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

74,432

Total Population

41.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$59,690

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Ellicott City, MD

Ellicott City has 26,737 households, with an average household size of 2.77. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ellicott City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 74,432 people call Ellicott City home. The population density is 2,480.5 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

74,432

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.8

Median Age

48.76 / 51.24%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
26,737

Total Households

2.77

Average Household Size

$59,690

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ellicott City, MD

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The following schools are within or nearby Ellicott City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Centennial Lane Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Chapelgate Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Burleigh Manor Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Apple Ridge Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Resurrection St Paul School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Children's Manor Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
2nd - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St. Johns Lane Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Hollifield Station Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Global Children Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

Around Ellicott City, MD

There's plenty to do around Ellicott City, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

75
Very Walkable
Walking Score
52
Bikeable
Bike Score
25
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Granite Rose Tea Parlour, DWP Bakery, and Breezy Willow Farm Country Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.36 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.58 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.09 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.39 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

About Ellicott City, MD Real Estate

A charming, peaceful, and historic place to call home

With a population of approximately 72,000 residents, Ellicott City has a lot to offer. Located in Howard County and part of the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, its proximity to Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. makes it easy to understand why Ellicott City is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States. The city is celebrated for its historic and vibrant downtown, parks and green spaces, shops, restaurants, and plenty to do.
 
The origins of Ellicott City can be traced back to 1772. This city is home to the oldest railroad passenger station that is still in existence in the United States. The railroad station has since been converted into a museum, allowing visitors to experience an up-close-and-personal history lesson.
 
A drive through this suburban community will reveal a variety of architectural styles, as well as a charming assortment of historic homes and luxury estates. Here, you will notice Colonial-style, ranch-style, and Craftsman properties—just to name a few. Regardless of what your tastes are, Ellicott City is sure to have something to suit you.

What to Love

  • An attractive mix of old and new homes
  • Village Center shopping and dining
  • Art festivals and events
  • Diverse Culture
  • Old Town Ellicott City

People & Lifestyle

A historic town, Ellicott City is known for its charming and quaint atmosphere. It is also a tight-knit community where neighbors know one another. A stroll down Old Ellicott City will show you this idyllic town. Here, you can experience all the city has to offer, from shopkeepers, restaurants, and a thriving community of artists. As well, living in Ellicott City allows residents to enjoy the best of small-town living with the conveniences of a big city close by.
 
This peaceful community is home to individuals from all walks of life—ranging from young families to retirees. There is a place for you here.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

With so much to see and do here, it’s no surprise that in 2018, Money Magazine ranked Ellicott City as the fourth best place in the U.S. to live. For an upscale culinary experience, head over to Tersiguel's. This farm-to-table restaurant serves French country fare in an intimate 19-century house. For a more relaxed dining option, try Stella Notte. This casual Italian restaurant is known for its hearty entrées, brick-oven pizzas, and martini bar. For a unique twist on Mediterranean Food, check out Grille 620. This sleek and stylish steakhouse is all about great food and great service.
 
For some exciting shopping options, check out Old Town Ellicott. Home to over 65 shops, galleries, salons, shops, and entertainment options, this lively district has something for everyone.

Things to Do 

Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of living close to Centennial Park. This luscious 337-acre park has won awards for its natural design and sensitivity to nature. Centennial Park is also home to a 54-acre man-made lake with a 2.4-mile paved trail looping around it. Whether you want to use the playground, picnic in the sunshine, or go on a jog around the lake, Centennial Park is the perfect escape from city life. Likewise, the Patapsco Valley State Park is a public recreation area extending along the Patapsco River. Go hiking on the trails or simply come and soak up the sunshine. 

For a fun day out, check out the Turf Valley Country Club. With a championship golf course, a spa, dining, and more, Turf Valley Country Club aims to impress.

Schools

Ellicott City has many excellent private and public school options:

  • Worthington Elementary School
  • Folly Quarter Middle School
  • Centennial High School
  • Marriotts Ridge High School
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