Bel Air, MarylandBel Air
is a town located in Harford County, Maryland
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 10,080. It is the county seat
of Harford County6
Geography\nBel Air is located at 39°32'12" North, 76°20'54" West (39.536707, -76.348280)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 7.3 km²
). 7.3 km² (2.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 10,080 people, 4,235 households, and 2,511 families residing in the town. The population density
is 1,385.0/km² (3,583.7/mi²). There are 4,444 housing units at an average density of 610.6/km² (1,580.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 92.82% White, 4.38% African American
, 0.20% Native American
, 1.41% Asian
, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 1.22% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 4,235 households out of which 28.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% are married couples living together, 10.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.7% are non-families. 35.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.25 and the average family size is 2.94.
In the town the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $44,135, and the median income for a family is $58,299. Males have a median income of $42,412 versus $29,207 for females. The per capita income for the town is $23,737. 6.4% of the population and 4.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 7.6% are under the age of 18 and 6.5% are 65 or older.