Baltimore County, Maryland Population 2021

Baltimore County, Maryland's estimated population is 826,392 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Baltimore County, Maryland is the 4th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 806,656 and has seen a growth of 2.45% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021826,392-489-0.06%
2020826,881-489-0.06%
2019827,370-489-0.06%
2018827,859-786-0.09%
2017828,645-37-0.00%
2016828,6821,1490.14%
2015827,5332,5390.31%
2014824,9942,7200.33%
2013822,2744,1610.51%
2012818,1135,1520.63%
2011812,9616,3050.78%
2010806,656114,52216.55%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.06%
County Website
Founded
June 30, 1659
County Seat
2010 Population
806,656
Growth Since 2010
2.45%
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Baltimore County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White501,42360.56%
Black or African American239,30828.90%
Asian49,8856.02%
Two or More Races23,1122.79%
Some Other Race11,1041.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4600.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7260.09%
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Baltimore County, Maryland Population by Race

Baltimore County, Maryland Population Pyramid $2021

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Baltimore County, Maryland Median Age

39.4


Total

37.6


Male

41


Female

Baltimore County, Maryland Adults

There are 649,094 adults, (139,256 of whom are seniors) in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Baltimore County, Maryland Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Baltimore County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

435,522

52.60%

Male

392,496

47.40%

Baltimore County, Maryland Population by Age

Baltimore County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Baltimore County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All66.1%33.9%
Male57.9%42.1%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female51%49%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baltimore County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All313,5192.5866.1
Married144,3073.2881.7
Non Family109,9241.2552.7
Female44,2303.351
Male15,0583.3857.9

3.2

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Baltimore County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17,8243.10%
9th to 12th Grade31,1855.42%
High School Graduate148,20525.76%
Some College111,29719.35%
Associates Degree40,3647.02%
Bachelors Degree130,11322.62%
Graduate Degree96,31216.74%
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Baltimore County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baltimore County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White354,564329,507147,361
Black154,792143,26850,333
Asian33,93829,30719,247
Hispanic23,93916,2255,946
2+ Races9,4368,6433,617
Other Race5,7313,8971,372
Native American1,3501,047318
Islander35127953

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.93%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.71%.

Baltimore County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,047$54,804$44,412
Less Than 9th Grade$25,628$30,333$20,128
High School Graduate$38,041$43,372$31,518
Some College$43,335$50,389$39,249
Bachelors Degree$61,600$69,776$54,233
Graduate Degree$77,074$94,331$69,298

$50,047

Average Earnings

$54,804

Average Male

$44,412

Average Female

Baltimore County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baltimore County, Maryland Language by Age

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Baltimore County, Maryland Language

85.17% of Baltimore County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 14.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.80% of the population.

Baltimore County, Maryland Language

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White462,83632,9447.12%
Black232,82625,46610.94%
Hispanic43,4467,91218.21%
Asian49,2784,7019.54%
Multiple22,3863,24014.47%
Other10,9092,81325.79%
Native2,37530712.93%
Islander722456.23%

9.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.24%

Male Poverty Rate

9.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland is Other, with 25.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland is Islander, with 6.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.35%.

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.46%
High School10.51%
Some College6.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.27%
Male Unemployed20.93%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed3.62%

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baltimore County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,866$102,337
Families$95,382$121,244
Married Families$114,315$141,984
Non Families$48,341$63,208
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Income by Household Type

Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Baltimore County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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Baltimore County, 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 County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

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Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status

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42,429

Number of Veterans

38,762

Male Veterans

3,667

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14,895
First Gulf War7,403
Second Gulf War6,449
Korea4,074
World War II2,359

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+11,780
65 to 7411,475
35 to 549,100
55 to 647,082
18 to 342,992

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28,7127.00%
Black12,2396.84%
Hispanic8462.96%
2+ Races6035.00%
Asian5351.39%
Other Race1512.28%
Native American1227.00%
Islander6717.18%

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Baltimore County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Baltimore County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Baltimore County, 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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64.34%

Born in Baltimore County, Maryland

87.36%

Native Born

12.64%

Foreign Born

5.85%

Non Citizen

6.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.36% of Baltimore County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 64.34% having been born in Maryland. 5.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Baltimore County, 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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