Baltimore County, Maryland Population 2020

Baltimore County, Maryland's estimated population is 828,603 with a growth rate of -0.00% 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
2018828,431-172-0.02%
2017828,603-13-0.00%
2016828,6161,1450.14%
2015827,4712,4650.30%
2014825,0062,7680.34%
2013822,2384,2150.52%
2012818,0235,2260.64%
2011812,7976,2370.77%
2010806,560114,42616.53%
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%

How Many People Live in Baltimore County, Maryland?

828,603

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White508,00161.38%
Black or African American234,80928.37%
Asian49,3275.96%
Two or More Races22,9122.77%
Some Other Race9,5651.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,2620.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7490.09%

Baltimore County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2020

Baltimore County, Maryland Median Age

39.3


Total

37.6


Male

40.9


Female

Baltimore County, Maryland Adults

There are 648,871 adults, (136,329 of whom are seniors) in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Baltimore County, Maryland Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Baltimore County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

435,204

52.58%

Male

392,421

47.42%

Baltimore County, Maryland Households and Families

Baltimore County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baltimore County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All65.7%34.3%
Male58.1%41.9%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Female49.2%50.8%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All312,9132.5865.7
Married144,0713.2781.6
Non Family108,9071.2652.6
Female44,9293.2849.2
Male15,0063.3758.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baltimore County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,9293.30%
9th to 12th Grade31,9025.56%
High School Graduate150,54226.22%
Some College111,29719.39%
Associates Degree39,6666.91%
Bachelors Degree127,80222.26%
Graduate Degree93,97116.37%

Baltimore County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White358,520331,519146,161
Black151,291139,96147,702
Asian33,51128,71718,939
Hispanic23,30315,7335,814
Multiple Races8,8228,0073,247
Other Race5,1973,5891,306
Native American1,276982251
Islander35025753

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,706$53,890$42,984
Less Than High School$24,824$28,708$17,877
High School Grad$36,432$41,712$31,196
Some College$42,129$49,592$38,216
Bachelors Degree$60,620$68,850$53,326
Graduate Degree$75,337$92,032$67,179

$48,706

Average Earnings

$53,890

Average Male

$42,984

Average Female

Baltimore County, Maryland Language

Baltimore County, Maryland Language by Age

Baltimore County, Maryland Language

85.62% of Baltimore County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 14.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.77% of the population.

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty

Baltimore County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White468,66634,3737.33%
Black228,51426,08811.42%
Hispanic42,1567,32117.37%
Asian48,6614,3748.99%
Multiple22,2173,36215.13%
Other9,3482,18023.32%
Native2,18239318.01%
Islander744354.70%

9.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.32%

Male Poverty Rate

10.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland is Other, with 23.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baltimore County, Maryland is Islander, with 4.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.44%
High School10.64%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Baltimore County, Maryland Income

Baltimore County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,127$98,607
Families$92,125$116,874
Married Families$110,151$136,777
Non Families$46,571$60,315

Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status

Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Baltimore County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans

44,105

Number of Veterans

40,462

Male Veterans

3,643

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14,931
First Gulf War7,335
Second Gulf War6,235
Korea4,558
World War II2,866

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White30,4197.33%
Black12,3317.03%
Hispanic7932.85%
Asian6331.67%
2 or More4744.12%
Indian995.99%
Other961.60%
Hawaiian5313.35%

Baltimore County, Maryland Veterans by Education

5.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baltimore County, Maryland Employment Status

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Baltimore County, 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

64.76%

Born in Maryland

87.56%

Native Born

12.44%

Foreign Born

5.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.56% of Baltimore County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 64.76% having been born in Maryland. 5.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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