Betterton Kent County, Maryland

Betterton: Town of the United States

About

Betterton is a town located in the county of Kent in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 345 and a population density of 134 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 311 inhabitants.

Betterton Quick Facts

Population : 311 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Kent County
Postal code : 21610
Phone Area Codes : 410
Area : 2.58 km2
Continent : North America
Altitude : 72 feet / 22, 26 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:01:33 (29th May 2022)
Density : 120 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.93% (2010-2020)

Geography

Betterton is located at 39°21'57"N 76°3'44"W (39.3659500, -76.0621700).

Betterton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Betterton decreased by 10.93% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 345 - census
2011 334 -3.29% estimation process
2012 331 -0.91% estimation process
2013 327 -1.22% estimation process
2014 327 0% estimation process
2015 324 -0.93% estimation process
2016 323 -0.31% estimation process
2017 319 -1.25% estimation process
2018 317 -0.63% estimation process
2019 316 -0.32% estimation process
2020 311 -1.61% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 282,011
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 277,135
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 311,549
April 1, 2010 Population : 277,140
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.6%
People over 65 (%) : 10.5%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 28.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 50.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 36.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 11.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,968
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 31.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 22.3%

Betterton zip code is 21610. County name: Kent, County fips: 24029

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 22.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $245,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,158
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $970
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,085
2015-2019 Households : 100,262
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 75.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 582,379
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,119,780
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,139,443
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,173,876
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,827
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $35,199
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,163
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 22,800
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,637
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,369
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 16,113
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,745
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,398
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 20,441
2010 population per square mile : 11,458.3
2010 land area in square miles : 24.19
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 17,189
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $141,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,224
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $426
2015-2019 median gross rent : $832
Permits for construction, 2020 : 27
2015-2019 Households : 14,108
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.87
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 40,621
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 113,281
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 203,441
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,087
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,162
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,285
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 524
2019 total employment : 4,879
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 187,821
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -0.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,080
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,117
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,847
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 988
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 381
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,640
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 361
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,622
2010 population per square mile : 67.4
2010 land area in square miles : 582.95

Schools in Betterton

College & universities near Betterton, MD

Code Name City ZIP
164216 Washington College Chestertown (MD) 21620-1438

Stations (34)

Amtrak & bus stations near Betterton, MD

Code Name Address Type
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
KNT Kent Island, MD 3206 Main Street BUS
BAL Pennsylvania Station 1515 North Charles Street RAIL
DVR Dover, Delaware 716 South Governors Ave BUS

Post offices near Betterton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Betterton Post Office Betterton (MD) 21610

Other cities in Kent County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kent County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Chestertown 5,001 Town in Maryland, United States
Rock Hall 1,303 Town of the United States
Millington 595 Town in the U.
Galena 574 Town in Maryland