Some interesting facts about Middle River, Maryland, are that it is classified as a Census Designated Place and has a population of 25,274 as of 2015, with an average family size of three and 3,250 people per square mile, states HomeTownLocator. It is located within an area of 7.78 square miles of land and 0.73 square miles of water. Middle River is located approximately 30 feet above sea level.
The development of Middle River occurred with the construction of the Middle River train station, designated on the G.M. Hopkins & Co. Baltimore County Map. More than 20 years later, Middle River had several streets and its own post office. Middle River grew in the 1930s and 1940s when the Aero Acres housing community was built to provide homes to workers at the Martin Aerospace Company.
As of 2015, Victory Villa Elementary School, which was built around the same time as the Aero Acres housing community, is still in operation. Other schools in the town include Martin Boulevard Elementary School and Middle River Middle School.
Middle River has a 2015 median income of $51,591 and average income of $69,183, notes US HomeTownLocator. It experienced a 0.06 percent growth rate from 2010 to 2015. Approximately 83 percent of the population classify themselves as Caucasian.