Harford County, Maryland Population 2020

Harford County, Maryland's estimated population is 251,890 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Harford County, Maryland is the 8th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018253,9562,0660.82%
2017251,8901,5290.61%
2016250,3617720.31%
2015249,5892590.10%
2014249,3304380.18%
2013248,8923360.14%
2012248,5561,8520.75%
2011246,7041,4690.60%
2010245,23563,10334.65%
1990182,13236,20224.81%
1980145,93030,55226.48%
1970115,37838,65650.38%
196076,72224,94048.16%
195051,78216,72247.70%
194035,0603,45710.94%
193031,6032,3127.89%
192029,2911,3264.74%
191027,965-304-1.08%
190028,269-724-2.50%
189028,9939513.39%
188028,0425,43724.05%
187022,605-810-3.46%
186023,4154,05920.97%
185019,3562,23613.06%
184017,1208014.91%
183016,3193952.48%
182015,924-5,334-25.09%
181021,2583,63220.61%
180017,6262,65017.69%
179014,9760.00%

How Many People Live in Harford County, Maryland?

251,890

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White198,18878.95%
Black or African American34,08013.58%
Two or More Races7,9103.15%
Asian6,7502.69%
Some Other Race3,6201.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native4470.18%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.01%

Harford County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2020

Harford County, Maryland Median Age

40.8


Total

39.1


Male

42.3


Female

Harford County, Maryland Adults

There are 194,377 adults, (38,632 of whom are seniors) in Harford County, Maryland.

Harford County, Maryland Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Harford County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

128,262

51.10%

Male

122,763

48.90%

Harford County, Maryland Households and Families

Harford County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Harford County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All78.5%21.5%
Male74.6%25.4%
Non Family63%37%
Female62.5%37.5%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All93,2862.6778.5
Married53,6063.2489.2
Non Family26,0001.2463
Female9,6753.2262.5
Male4,0053.0574.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Harford County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0542.34%
9th to 12th Grade8,5074.91%
High School Graduate46,07526.57%
Some College38,15022.00%
Associates Degree14,5748.40%
Bachelors Degree36,67521.15%
Graduate Degree25,38714.64%

Harford County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White138,311128,64649,909
Black21,32219,9376,812
Hispanic6,1935,2401,898
Asian4,9094,5992,606
Multiple Races2,8032,5891,004
Other Race2,1081,625370
Native American35630987
Islander3016

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,486$63,928$41,659
Less Than High School$27,531$31,965$19,490
High School Grad$37,925$46,262$27,530
Some College$46,205$58,947$36,255
Bachelors Degree$68,612$84,319$53,629
Graduate Degree$81,414$107,363$66,987

$52,486

Average Earnings

$63,928

Average Male

$41,659

Average Female

Harford County, Maryland Language

Harford County, Maryland Language by Age

Harford County, Maryland Language

92.72% of Harford County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 7.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.96% of the population.

Harford County, Maryland Poverty

Harford County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White190,72111,7276.15%
Black33,5954,46113.28%
Hispanic10,8421,33212.29%
Multiple7,7131,12514.59%
Asian6,7193304.91%
Other3,6203238.92%
Native4476714.99%

7.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.65%

Male Poverty Rate

8.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harford County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harford County, Maryland is Native, with 14.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harford County, Maryland is Asian, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.87%
High School9.48%
Some College5.83%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.38%
Male Unemployed16.92%
Female Employed4.20%
Male Employed2.55%

Harford County, Maryland Income

Harford County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$85,942$104,162
Families$103,301$118,899
Married Families$116,001$131,425
Non Families$45,103$60,530

Harford County, Maryland Marital Status

Harford County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Harford County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Harford 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.

Harford County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Harford County, Maryland Veterans

19,563

Number of Veterans

17,414

Male Veterans

2,149

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,036
First Gulf War5,893
Second Gulf War4,628
Korea1,563
World War II448

Harford County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White15,1459.68%
Black3,32813.77%
Hispanic84211.72%
2 or More50613.70%
Asian3736.93%
Other1897.42%
Indian225.82%

Harford County, Maryland Veterans by Education

4.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harford County, Maryland Employment Status

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Harford 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

64.41%

Born in Maryland

94.41%

Native Born

5.59%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.41% of Harford County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 64.41% having been born in Maryland. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Population of Cities in Harford County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Aberdeen14986156126264.18%
Havre de Grace13003135275244.03%
Bel Air101011010980.08%
  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