Baltimore city, Maryland Population 2020

Baltimore city, Maryland's estimated population is 609,841 with a growth rate of -0.98% 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
2018602,495-7,346-1.20%
2017609,841-6,008-0.98%
2016615,849-6,301-1.01%
2015622,150-1,015-0.16%
2014623,1656680.11%
2013622,497-476-0.08%
2012622,9732,5310.41%
2011620,442-563-0.09%
2010621,005-115,009-15.63%
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%

How Many People Live in Baltimore city, Maryland?

609,841

Baltimore city, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American383,91862.46%
White187,15230.45%
Asian15,8982.59%
Two or More Races15,3252.49%
Some Other Race10,6071.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5850.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2150.03%

Baltimore city, Maryland Population Pyramid 2020

Baltimore city, Maryland Median Age

35.1


Total

33.9


Male

36.4


Female

Baltimore city, Maryland Adults

There are 486,481 adults, (80,846 of whom are seniors) in Baltimore city, Maryland.

Baltimore city, Maryland Age Dependency

51.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Baltimore city, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

326,009

53.04%

Male

288,691

46.96%

Baltimore city, Maryland Households and Families

Baltimore city, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baltimore city, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
Male47.4%52.6%
All47.3%52.7%
Female39.8%60.2%
Non Family38.2%61.8%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All238,4362.4847.3
Non Family116,4781.3538.2
Married58,5573.3172.2
Female51,3313.839.8
Male12,0703.7147.4

3.42

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baltimore city, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19,6664.63%
9th to 12th Grade44,46310.47%
High School Graduate126,76329.86%
Some College80,89319.05%
Associates Degree20,1784.75%
Bachelors Degree69,24316.31%
Graduate Degree63,37214.93%

Baltimore city, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black255,562210,98340,838
White132,891120,11175,413
Hispanic17,45212,2534,677
Asian11,30310,3438,275
Multiple Races7,3126,5943,254
Other Race6,3974,4201,262
Native American1,228962311
Islander15614648

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,272$42,715$36,977
Less Than High School$23,392$26,551$20,756
High School Grad$29,297$30,738$27,584
Some College$35,137$40,318$31,716
Bachelors Degree$53,573$60,300$49,121
Graduate Degree$67,240$77,212$62,608

$40,272

Average Earnings

$42,715

Average Male

$36,977

Average Female

Baltimore city, Maryland Language

Baltimore city, Maryland Language by Age

Baltimore city, Maryland Language

90.42% of Baltimore city, Maryland residents speak only English, while 9.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty

Baltimore city, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black371,40696,81326.07%
White162,43819,75312.16%
Hispanic30,2076,80122.51%
Asian14,8702,78718.74%
Multiple14,1922,67118.82%
Other10,2102,21321.67%
Native1,52065342.96%
Islander1936935.75%

21.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.45%

Male Poverty Rate

22.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland is Native, with 42.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baltimore city, Maryland is White, with 12.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.36%
High School23.44%
Some College16.48%
Bachelors or Greater6.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.43%
Male Unemployed34.78%
Female Employed8.28%
Male Employed6.02%

Baltimore city, Maryland Income

Baltimore city, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,840$71,259
Families$59,105$85,171
Married Families$91,890$121,664
Non Families$35,871$53,628

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

24.8%

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

Baltimore city, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans

29,268

Number of Veterans

26,147

Male Veterans

3,121

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,723
First Gulf War5,516
Second Gulf War4,453
Korea1,896
World War II1,050
Name Veterans % of Total
Black18,9886.44%
White8,9265.60%
Hispanic7953.88%
2 or More6567.00%
Other2984.11%
Asian1661.21%
Indian14511.00%
Hawaiian8948.11%

$Baltimore city, Maryland Veterans by Education

16.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Employment Status

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Baltimore city, Maryland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.73%

Born in Maryland

91.90%

Native Born

8.10%

Foreign Born

4.84%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.90% of Baltimore city, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 66.73% having been born in Maryland. 4.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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