Baltimore County, Maryland Population 2018

Baltimore County, Maryland's estimated population is 832,468 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Baltimore County, Maryland is the 3rd largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017832,4686,8020.82%
2016825,666-5,765-0.69%
2016831,4312,0520.25%
2015829,3792,8340.34%
2014826,5453,1810.39%
2013823,3644,7810.58%
2012818,5835,3030.65%
2011813,2806,8750.85%
2010806,405114,27116.51%
1990692,13436,5195.57%
1980655,61534,5385.56%
1970621,077128,64926.13%
1960492,428222,15582.20%
1950270,273114,44873.45%
1940155,82531,26025.10%
1930124,56549,74866.49%
192074,817-47,532-38.85%
1910122,34931,59434.81%
190090,75517,84624.48%
189072,909-10,427-12.51%
188083,33619,94931.47%
187063,3879,25217.09%
186054,135-156,511-74.30%
1850210,64676,26756.76%
1840134,37913,50911.18%
1830120,87024,66925.64%
182096,20120,39126.90%
181075,81016,78028.43%
180059,03020,09351.60%
179038,9370.00%

Baltimore County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White519,063
Black or African American226,879
Asian47,772
Two or More Races21,620
Some Other Race7,828
American Indian and Alaska Native2,110
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander394

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

Baltimore County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Baltimore County, Maryland Median Age

39.1


Total

37.4


Male

40.7


Female

Baltimore County, Maryland Adults

There are 647,322 adults, (130,455 of which are seniors) in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Baltimore County, Maryland Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Baltimore County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

434,564

52.63%

Male

391,102

47.37%

Baltimore County, Maryland Households and Families

Baltimore County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baltimore County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All65.8%34.2%
Male57.8%42.2%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female49.2%50.8%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baltimore County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All312,8262.5765.8
Married144,0973.2681.9
Non Family108,9351.2752.5
Female45,0033.2449.2
Male14,7913.4157.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baltimore County, Maryland Households

Baltimore County, Maryland Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,3083.22%
9th to 12th Grade33,1615.83%
High School Graduate154,72427.19%
Some College111,10219.52%
Associates Degree40,1017.05%
Bachelors Degree121,89121.42%
Graduate Degree89,80115.78%

Baltimore County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White363,953334,290141,976
Black143,793132,94643,683
Asian32,24228,04218,377
Hispanic22,02615,7195,015
Multiple Races8,1067,1622,622
Other Race4,6223,5411,095
Native American1,1771,052248
Islander22619870

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 57.00%.

Baltimore County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,123$51,506$41,483
Less Than High School$24,625$28,746$17,627
High School Grad$35,260$40,058$30,699
Some College$41,309$47,674$37,155
Bachelors Degree$57,482$65,213$51,509
Graduate Degree$72,196$87,699$63,116

$46,123

Average Earnings

$51,506

Average Male

$41,483

Average Female

Baltimore County, Maryland Language

Baltimore County, Maryland Language by Age

Baltimore County, Maryland Language

86.15% of Baltimore County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 13.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.78% of the population.

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White479,32734,8767.28%
Black221,04126,12211.82%
Hispanic39,7976,91717.38%
Asian47,0985,15510.95%
Multiple21,0432,61412.42%
Other7,5131,52220.26%
Native2,02829014.30%
Islander394256.35%

9.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.20%

Male Poverty Rate

10.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland is Other, with 20.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland is Islander, with 6.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.03%
High School9.92%
Some College6.89%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.80%
Male Unemployed21.28%
Female Employed5.10%
Male Employed3.47%

Baltimore County, Maryland Income

Baltimore County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,989$91,300
Families$85,115$108,053
Married Families$102,714$126,635
Non Families$43,669$55,951

Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status

Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Baltimore County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Baltimore County, 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 45To54.

Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by War

49,932

Number of Veterans

45,702

Male Veterans

4,230

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam16,036
First Gulf War7,850
Second Gulf War6,685
Korea6,009
World War II4,443

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+14,299
65 to 7412,034
35 to 5411,276
55 to 648,262
18 to 344,061

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White34,4358.12%
Black13,7918.23%
Hispanic8033.02%
Asian7942.17%
2 or More5735.26%
Other1833.37%
Indian986.51%
Hawaiian5818.89%

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Education

5.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baltimore County, Maryland Employment Status

Baltimore County, Maryland Employment by Age

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Baltimore County, Maryland Employment by Race

Baltimore County, Maryland Employment by Education

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