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Elkridge is in Howard County, in the Baltimore metro area.

The latitude of Elkridge is 39.212N. The longitude is -76.713W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,042.


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Median household income
Local
$65,835
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elkridge demographic reports
Elkridge is on the Patapsco River.
Former and merged names include:
· Elkridge Landing
Once a busy river port, servicing ships bringing furniture, spices and other finished goods. Planters brought their tobacco here for shipping to England
Local festivals include:
  • Garlic Mustard Challenge - May 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Elkridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rockburn Branch Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Elkridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Howard County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baltimore area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21075 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Elkridge residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elkridge ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elkridge was $27,629, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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44% of Elkridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Elkridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $832.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,371.


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Libraries in Elkridge include Elkridge Branch ... View libraries

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Howard County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elkridge political report.

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The average commute time for Elkridge workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Elkridge include Best Western, Comfort Suites Columbia Gateway, Econo Lodge.

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