Baltimore city, Maryland Population 2018

Baltimore city, Maryland's estimated population is 611,648 with a growth rate of -1.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Baltimore city, Maryland is the 4th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017611,648-9,352-1.51%
2016621,0004,0420.66%
2016616,958-6,073-0.97%
2015623,031-1,031-0.17%
2014624,0627820.13%
2013623,280-107-0.02%
2012623,3872,5480.41%
2011620,839-187-0.03%
2010621,026-114,988-15.62%
1990736,014-50,761-6.45%
1980786,775-118,984-13.14%
1970905,759-33,265-3.54%
1960939,024-10,684-1.12%
1950949,70890,60810.55%
1940859,10054,2266.74%
1930804,87471,0489.68%
1920733,826175,34131.40%
1910558,48549,5289.73%
1900508,95774,51817.15%
1890434,439102,12630.73%
1880332,31364,95924.30%
1870267,35454,93625.86%
1860212,4180.00%

Baltimore city, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American391,160
White187,894
Asian15,712
Two or More Races14,028
Some Other Race10,065
American Indian and Alaska Native1,799
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander342

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Baltimore city, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Baltimore city, Maryland Median Age

34.7


Total

33.4


Male

35.9


Female

Baltimore city, Maryland Adults

There are 489,969 adults, (76,383 of which are seniors) in Baltimore city, Maryland.

Baltimore city, Maryland Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Baltimore city, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

328,832

52.95%

Male

292,168

47.05%

Baltimore city, Maryland Households and Families

Baltimore city, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baltimore city, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
Male48.3%51.7%
All46.6%53.4%
Female39.5%60.5%
Non Family37.9%62.1%

46.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baltimore city, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All242,4162.4646.6
Non Family117,8011.3337.9
Married58,7953.2669.9
Female52,9113.8139.5
Male12,9093.5848.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baltimore city, Maryland Households

Baltimore city, Maryland Education

Baltimore city, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21,6055.12%
9th to 12th Grade48,23411.43%
High School Graduate124,84729.58%
Some College82,26819.49%
Associates Degree19,6444.65%
Bachelors Degree66,16315.68%
Graduate Degree59,26014.04%

Baltimore city, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black254,325205,81337,715
White133,529118,89072,365
Hispanic16,64610,9644,425
Asian10,98810,1757,768
Multiple Races6,6236,0312,778
Other Race5,8744,0611,591
Native American1,180912241
Islander27827854

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 70.70%.

Baltimore city, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,109$40,580$35,071
Less Than High School$21,359$23,329$19,222
High School Grad$28,396$30,512$26,368
Some College$33,275$37,696$30,981
Bachelors Degree$50,450$55,899$45,659
Graduate Degree$62,462$71,923$57,753

$37,109

Average Earnings

$40,580

Average Male

$35,071

Average Female

Baltimore city, Maryland Language

Baltimore city, Maryland Language by Age

Baltimore city, Maryland Language

90.71% of Baltimore city, Maryland residents speak only English, while 9.29% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black378,322104,28427.56%
White164,82621,22812.88%
Hispanic28,3036,83924.16%
Other9,6613,05531.62%
Asian14,6102,77218.97%
Multiple13,0012,67720.59%
Native1,73971441.06%
Islander31810232.08%

23.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.60%

Male Poverty Rate

24.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland is Native, with 41.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland is White, with 12.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.01%.

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.94%
High School23.43%
Some College17.69%
Bachelors or Greater7.08%

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.66%
Male Unemployed36.16%
Female Employed9.19%
Male Employed6.51%

Baltimore city, Maryland Income

Baltimore city, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,262$65,059
Families$53,168$77,643
Married Families$83,272$112,209
Non Families$32,409$48,888

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

24.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Baltimore city, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by War

30,783

Number of Veterans

27,626

Male Veterans

3,157

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,011
First Gulf War5,448
Second Gulf War4,357
Korea2,405
World War II1,467

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,216
55 to 647,706
65 to 746,668
75+5,669
18 to 342,524

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black19,7966.65%
White9,7216.05%
Hispanic7593.82%
2 or More5866.78%
Other2283.31%
Asian2041.49%
Hawaiian15250.33%
Indian966.77%

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Education

15.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Employment Status

Baltimore city, Maryland Employment by Age

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Employment by Race

Baltimore city, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Baltimore city, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Baltimore621139614664-6475-1.04%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990