Baltimore city, Maryland Population 2021

Baltimore city, Maryland's estimated population is 575,584 with a growth rate of -1.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Baltimore city, Maryland is the null largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 620,915 and has seen a growth of -7.30% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021575,584-8,953-1.53%
2020584,537-8,953-1.51%
2019593,490-8,953-1.49%
2018602,443-8,038-1.32%
2017610,481-5,745-0.93%
2016616,226-6,296-1.01%
2015622,522-1,065-0.17%
2014623,5871,1960.19%
2013622,391-504-0.08%
2012622,8952,4850.40%
2011620,410-505-0.08%
2010620,915-115,099-15.64%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.53%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
620,915
Growth Since 2010
-7.30%
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Baltimore city, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American379,75162.35%
White185,48930.46%
Asian15,6932.58%
Two or More Races15,1662.49%
Some Other Race10,9721.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,7320.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2290.04%
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Baltimore city, Maryland Population By Race

Baltimore city, Maryland Population Pyramid 2021

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Baltimore city, Maryland Median Age

35.4


Total

34.1


Male

36.6


Female

Baltimore city, Maryland Adults

There are 483,209 adults, (82,721 of whom are seniors) in Baltimore city, Maryland.

Baltimore city, Maryland Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Baltimore city, Maryland Sex Ratio

Mujer

322,984

53.03%

Masculino

286,048

46.97%

Baltimore city, Maryland Population by Age

Baltimore city, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baltimore city, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.4%27.6%
Masculino48.8%51.2%
All47.5%52.5%
Mujer40.3%59.7%
Non Family38.3%61.7%

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baltimore city, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All239,1162.4547.5
Non Family118,8411.3338.3
Married58,0333.372.4
Mujer50,3113.8140.3
Masculino11,9313.6748.8

3.42

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Baltimore city, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19,8204.68%
9th to 12th Grade42,83210.11%
High School Graduate123,31029.11%
Some College82,23419.41%
Associates Degree20,2544.78%
Bachelors Degree71,02216.76%
Graduate Degree64,16615.15%
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Baltimore city, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baltimore city, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black255,378211,87342,267
White131,712119,68276,281
Hispanic17,68812,3594,996
Asian11,31910,3268,302
2+ Races7,2756,4953,311
Other Race6,6374,4151,395
Native American1,3981,089286
Islander15114544

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.35%.

Baltimore city, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$41,378$44,584$38,684
Less Than 9th Grade$24,340$27,468$20,345
High School Graduate$30,309$31,627$28,254
Some College$36,229$40,712$32,159
Bachelors Degree$54,965$62,011$50,857
Graduate Degree$68,963$76,847$64,194

$41,378

Average Earnings

$44,584

Average Male

$38,684

Average Female

Baltimore city, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baltimore city, Maryland Language by Age

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Baltimore city, Maryland Language

90.14% of Baltimore city, Maryland residents speak only English, while 9.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.14% of the population.

Baltimore city, Maryland Language

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black367,52294,05725.59%
White160,74518,40711.45%
Hispanic30,8167,07122.95%
Asian14,5632,78519.12%
Other10,6922,55323.88%
Multiple14,1552,20515.58%
Native1,67658434.84%
Islander1886031.91%

21.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.68%

Male Poverty Rate

22.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland is Native, with 34.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland is White, with 11.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.22%.

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.31%
High School23.99%
Some College15.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.22%

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.66%
Male Unemployed31.94%
Female Employed8.02%
Male Employed5.18%

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baltimore city, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,379$74,246
Families$63,109$89,918
Married Families$96,886$126,742
Non Families$37,046$55,266
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Income by Household Type

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.1%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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Baltimore city, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status by Race

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Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status

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28,002

Number of Veterans

24,899

Male Veterans

3,103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,365
First Gulf War5,074
Second Gulf War4,839
Korea1,691
World War II843

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 747,150
55 to 646,943
35 to 546,803
75+5,202
18 to 341,904

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black18,3336.26%
White8,5215.41%
Hispanic8254.00%
2+ Races6296.79%
Other Race1592.14%
Native American15910.74%
Asian1130.82%
Islander8848.62%

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Race

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Education

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15.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Employment by Age

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Baltimore city, Maryland Employment by Race

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Baltimore city, Maryland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.31%

Born in Baltimore city, Maryland

91.86%

Native Born

8.14%

Foreign Born

4.80%

Non Citizen

3.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.86% of Baltimore city, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 66.31% having been born in Maryland. 4.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Baltimore city, Maryland Place of Birth

  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

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