Ellicott City, Maryland

Population 71,933

Ellicott City is located in Howard County, MD. The population is 71,933, making Ellicott City the 2nd largest city in Howard County and the 8th largest city in the state of Maryland.

There are 22 public schools in Ellicott City with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Ellicott City is very low , and there are 28 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Ellicott City is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Ellicott City property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Ellicott City include Catonsville, Woodlawn and Columbia.

Ellicott City Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 32.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 63.9%

Crime Rate

42.22% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 101
  • Violent Crimes: 834
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 101
  • Property Crime: 606
  • Larceny Theft: 404

Registered Offenders

71.25% Lower than national avg.
  • 28 offenders in Ellicott City
  • 3.89 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

386 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 381


Moderate 3.5%
  • Maryland unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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22 Public Schools view public schools

There are 22 K-12 public schools in Ellicott City, MD and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Ellicott City's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.

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28 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,242
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,464
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,818
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,356
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,705

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Environmental Hazards

386 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Ellicott City, MD has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Ellicott City, MD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.83°
  • February 36.77°
  • March 45.9°
  • April 56.05°
  • May 65.29°
  • June 74.66°
  • July 79.33°
  • August 76.16°
  • September 69.43°
  • October 57.83°
  • November 47°
  • December 41.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Ellicott City, MD

Ellicott City, MD has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Ellicott City, MD has no risk of hurricanes.
Ellicott City, MD has a high risk of hail storms.
Ellicott City, MD has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Ellicott City, MD: $133,839


Unemployment in Ellicott City is 3.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 15.66%
White Collar - 84.34%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Larry Hogan
  • Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin
  • Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

City Representatives

  • Elijah Cummings

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

14 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Ellicott City, MD

1 Library view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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