Baltimore, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 622,104 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 292,760  (47.1%)
Females: 329,344  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21201, 21202, 21205, 21206, 21207, 21208, 21209, 21210, 21211, 21212, 21213, 21214, 21215, 21216, 21217, 21218, 21222, 21223, 21224, 21225, 21226, 21230, 21231, 21234, 21236, 21237, 21239, 21251.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,266 (it was $30,078 in 2000)
Baltimore:

$42,266
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,159 (it was $16,978 in 2000)

Baltimore city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,000 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Baltimore:

$150,000
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $182,658; Detached houses: $250,319; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,034; In 2-unit structures: $194,618; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,825; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $209,630; Mobile homes: $79,938; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $277,319

Median gross rent in 2013: $917.

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  • Races in Baltimore, MD (2013)

    Baltimore races chart
    • 388,91862.5%Black alone
    • 175,65428.2%White alone
    • 28,4404.6%Hispanic
    • 14,6992.4%Asian alone
    • 10,9111.8%Two or more races
    • 1,9950.3%American Indian alone
    • 1,4390.2%Other race alone
    • 480.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Baltimore detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Baltimore: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.0%), Irish (6.3%), Subsaharan African (3.2%), English (3.1%), Italian (3.0%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1796

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 80.8 square miles.

Population density: 7,699 people per square mile   (high).

Baltimore,MD real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Baltimore:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Baltimore city:

  • Never married: 49.9%
  • Now married: 29.9%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

46,728 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.3% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 1.0% Africa).

This city:

7.5%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 1,821 registered sex offenders living in Baltimore, Maryland as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Baltimore to the number of sex offenders is 341 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,553 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,034 (1.6%)

Baltimore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (91.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lansdowne, MD (2.2 miles ), Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands, MD (2.3 miles ), Baltimore Highlands, MD (2.3 miles ), Brooklyn Park, MD (2.4 miles ), Rosedale, MD (2.4 miles ), Towson, MD (2.4 miles ), Arbutus, MD (2.5 miles ), Parkville, MD (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 64 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2000: 219 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2001: 115 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2002: 181 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2003: 206 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2004: 433 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2005: 643 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2006: 332 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2007: 204 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2008: 153 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2009: 137 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2010: 118 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2011: 75 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2012: 164 buildings, average cost: $134,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.31 N, Longitude: 76.62 W

Baltimore nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): America's Comeback City, B-More, Charm City, Crab Cake Capital of the World, Mobtown, Monument City, The City of Firsts, The City That Reads, The Greatest City in America

Daytime population change due to commuting: +100,089 (+16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 161,367 (59.9%)

Area codes: 410, 443, 301

Baltimore household income distribution Baltimore home values distribution

Property values in Baltimore, MD


Crime rates in Baltimore by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 256253270276269276282234238223196218233
per 100,000 38.737.741.943.542.043.345.236.937.334.831.334.937.4
Rapes 296178204182162138146137158265341315298
per 100,000 44.826.531.628.725.321.623.421.624.741.454.450.447.9
Robberies 5,7474,7144,3394,0503,9104,2293,8954,0263,7073,3363,4573,6053,734
per 100,000 869.7702.5673.2638.5609.9663.3624.0634.5580.3521.3551.5576.4599.7
Assaults 8,5008,6446,3707,1596,9076,1735,8595,6835,5615,4924,8914,6514,460
per 100,000 1,286.31,288.2988.31,128.71,077.4968.2938.6895.6870.6858.2780.3743.6716.3
Burglaries 10,8998,7597,7897,9817,3387,6087,3817,8327,7987,5738,6157,7707,391
per 100,000 1,649.31,305.31,208.41,258.31,144.61,193.31,182.41,234.31,220.81,183.41,374.31,242.31,187.0
Thefts 29,61526,71622,82421,36619,69118,45116,74217,23016,74116,29817,01017,39718,946
per 100,000 4,481.53,981.43,541.13,368.53,071.52,894.02,682.02,715.32,620.92,546.82,713.62,781.43,042.7
Auto thefts 8,1756,5566,8576,7126,2126,2625,8165,5084,6244,4094,1993,9824,452
per 100,000 1,237.1977.01,063.81,058.2969.0982.2931.7868.0723.9689.0669.9636.6715.0
Arson 426344485430422428407430347321307242277
per 100,000 64.551.375.267.865.867.165.267.854.350.249.038.744.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 1041.6908.2833.2848.2795.7786.9760.6736.6701.8681.5696.9691.7709.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Baltimore detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3,220 (2,829 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.54
Maryland average:

2.92

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Baltimore tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -83,781 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Baltimore: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Baltimore, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Baltimore-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Baltimore city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baltimore-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Baltimore center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 286.9 miles away from Baltimore center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 342.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bamberg County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Baltimore topographic map

Birthplace of: John R. Bolton - Diplomat, Randy Pausch - Professor of computer science, Stacy Keibler - Professional wrestler, James Brochin - Politician, Spiro Agnew - (1918-1996), Vice President of the United States, Cass Elliot - Singer, Philip Glass - (born 1937), composer, opera composer, John Gresham Machen - Theologian, Miriam Cooper - Actor, Babe Ruth - Major League baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Baltimore: Albert W. McMlLlan, Alexander H. Truett, Andrew J. Smith, Bartholomew Diggins, Benjamin Swearer, Carl V. Sheridan, Charles Hazeltine Hammann, Charles P., Jr. Murray, Charles Taylor, Christian A. Fleetwood, Edward Orrick McDonnell, Edward Ringold, Ernest W. Prussman, Francis Oliver, George Schneider, Henry G. Costin, Henry Shutes, James Buck, John Crist, John S., Jr. Walmsley, Joseph F. Carter, Joseph H. Shea, L. Wardlaw Miles, Milton Ernest Ricketts, Otto Smith, Patrick Mullen, Paul J. Wiedorfer, Thomas Jones, William H. Brown, William M. Carr, William R. Jecelin.

Main business address for: ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS CORP (INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL FANS & BLOWERS & AIR PURIFYING EQUIP), FIRST MARINER BANCORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), VERIZON MARYLAND INC (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)), MUNICIPAL MORTGAGE & EQUITY LLC (REAL ESTATE), HARBOR BANKSHARES CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), REALTY PARKING PROPERTIES LP (REAL ESTATE), EDUCATE INC (SERVICES-EDUCATIONAL SERVICES), BALTIMORE GAS & ELECTRIC CO (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED) and 19 other public companies.

Hospitals in Baltimore:

  • BAY AREA HOSPICE (7008 SECURITY BOULEVARD STE 200)
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL INC (3825 GREENSPRING AVE)
  • HARFORD HOSPICE (8003 CORPORATE DRIVE SUITE G)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INSTI (provides emergency services, 707 NORTH BROADWAY)
  • KENNEDY KREIGER INSTITUTE (provides emergency services, 707 N BROADWAY)
  • MARYLAND REHAB CNTR (provides emergency services, 2301 ARGONNE DR)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER INC (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 301 ST PAUL PLACE)
  • MOUNT WASHINGTON PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL (1708 W ROGERS AVE)
  • SINAI HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 2401 WEST BELVEDERE AVE)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 22 SOUTH GREENE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Baltimore:

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Amtrak stations:

  • BWI AIRPORT RAIL STATION (AMTRAK WAY) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • BALTIMORE (1500 N. CHARLES ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Baltimore:

  • Johns Hopkins University (Full-time enrollment: 20,568; Location: 3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.jhu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (FT enrollment: 15,217; Location: 7201 Rossville Blvd.; Public; Website: www.ccbcmd.edu)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County (FT enrollment: 11,160; Location: 1000 Hilltop Circle; Public; Website: www.umbc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Morgan State University (FT enrollment: 7,113; Location: 1700 East Cold Spring Lane; Public; Website: www.morgan.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Loyola University Maryland (FT enrollment: 5,215; Location: 4501 N Charles St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.loyola.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Baltimore (FT enrollment: 3,592; Location: Charles at Mount Royal; Public; Website: www.ubalt.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Baltimore City Community College (FT enrollment: 3,560; Location: 2901 Liberty Heights Avenue; Public; Website: www.bccc.edu)
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore (FT enrollment: 3,162; Location: 620 West Lexington St; Public; Website: www.umaryland.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Coppin State University (FT enrollment: 2,900; Location: 2500 West North Avenue; Public; Website: www.coppin.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • All-State Career-Baltimore (FT enrollment: 2,287; Location: 2200 Broening Hwy Ste 160; Private, for-profit; Website: www.allstatecareer.edu)
  • Maryland Institute College of Art (FT enrollment: 2,267; Location: 1300 Mount Royal Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mica.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Goucher College (FT enrollment: 1,901; Location: 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.GOUCHER.EDU; Offers Master's degree)
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University (FT enrollment: 1,696; Location: 4701 N Charles St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ndm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Sojourner-Douglass College (FT enrollment: 1,358; Location: 500 N Caroline St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sdc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Fortis Institute-Baltimore (FT enrollment: 1,122; Location: 6901 Security Blvd Ste 21; Private, for-profit; Website: www.fortis.edu)
  • TESST College of Technology-Baltimore (FT enrollment: 1,011; Location: 1520 South Caton Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tesst.com/baltimore-md/)
  • North American Trade Schools (FT enrollment: 545; Location: 6901 Security Blvd, Suite 16; Private, for-profit; Website: natradeschools.com)
  • Ner Israel Rabbinical College (FT enrollment: 506; Location: 400 Mount Wilson Ln; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Baltimore Studio of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 130; Location: 318 N Howard St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.baltimorestudio.com)
  • Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex (FT enrollment: 128; Location: 7930 Eastern Ave, Suite 5; Private, for-profit; Website: www.baltimorestudio.com)

Biggest public high schools in Baltimore:

Biggest private high schools in Baltimore:

  • CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,230; Location: 8102 LASALLE RD; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • MOUNT SAINT JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,047; Location: 4403 FREDERICK AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • FRIENDS SCHOOL OF BALTIMORE (Students: 998; Location: 5114 N CHARLES ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GILMAN SCHOOL (Students: 988; Location: 5407 ROLAND AVE; Grades: T1 - 12; Boys only)
  • BRYN MAWR SCHOOL (Students: 911; Location: 109 W MELROSE AVE; Grades: PK - 12; Girls only)
  • PARK SCHOOL OF BALTIMORE (Students: 874; Location: 2425 OLD COURT RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • TALMUDICAL ACADEMY-BALTIMORE (Students: 725; Location: 4445 OLD COURT RD; Grades: KG - 12; Boys only)
  • ROLAND PARK COUNTRY SCHOOL (Students: 699; Location: 5204 ROLAND AVE; Grades: KG - 12; Girls only)
  • BOYS LATIN SCHOOL OF MARYLAND (Students: 659; Location: 822 W LAKE AVE; Grades: KG - 12; Boys only)
  • ARCHBISHOP CURLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 3701 SINCLAIR LN; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Baltimore:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Baltimore:

  • CALVERT SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 105 TUSCANY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL-FULLERTON (Students: 526; Location: 8416 BELAIR RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 4416 WILKENS AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SCHOOL OF THE CATHEDRAL MARY OUR QUEEN (Students: 437; Location: 111 AMBERLY WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 10 WILLOW AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS X SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 6432 YORK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CARDINAL SHEHAN SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 5407 LOCH RAVEN BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST AGNES SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 603 ST AGNES LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CLEMENT MARY HOFBAUER SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 1216 CHESACO AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MOTHER MARY LANGE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 4410 FRANKFORD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Baltimore

Library in Baltimore:

  • ENOCH PRATT FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,571,800; Location: 400 CATHEDRAL STREET; 2,457,670 books; 9,537 e-books; 52,206 audio materials; 50,228 video materials; 50 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 10,343 print serial subscriptions; 387 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • WPOC / WSMJ / WCAO are all owned by Clear Channel Radio, not Citicasters...
  • Addition: Towson University in your list of colleges. It is the second largest public university in Maryland (under only University of Maryland-College Park). The undergraduate full-time enrollment is 12,812. It isn't within the city limits but is still less than ten miles north, in Baltimore County (where many of the other schools you have listed are located).

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Notable locations in Baltimore: Sevenfoot Knoll Lighthouse (A), Northeast Market (B), Broadway Recreational Pier (C), Gardenville Swim Club (D), Waterview Industrial Park (E), Spring Garden Industrial Area (F), Pulaski Industrial Area (G), Point Breeze Industrial Park (H), Orangeville Industrial Area (I), Meadowbrook Club (J), Middle Branch Marina (K), Mount Washington Club (L), Center Dock Marina (M), Carroll - Camden Industrial Park (N), Anchorage Marina (O), South Locust Point Marine Terminal (P), Seven Foot Knoll Light (Q), North Locust Point Marine Terminal (R), Locust Point Yard (S), Governors Yacht Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lexington Street Mall Shopping Center (1), Patterson Village Shopping Center (2), Belford Shopping Center (3), Brookhill Shopping Center (4), Fallstaff Shopping Center (5), Hilltop Shopping Center (6), Homeland Shopping Center (7), Hollinswood Shopping Center (8), Waverly Tower Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Baltimore include: ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS CORP (A), FIRST MARINER BANCORP (B), VERIZON MARYLAND INC (C), MUNICIPAL MORTGAGE & EQUITY LLC (D), HARBOR BANKSHARES CORP (E), REALTY PARKING PROPERTIES LP (F), EDUCATE INC (G), BALTIMORE GAS & ELECTRIC CO (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Baltimore include: Brooklyn Church of God (A), Church of God (B), Church of God in Christ (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), Church of the Holy Evangelist (E), Curtis Bay United Methodist Church (F), Dickey Memorial Presbyterian Church (G), Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), First Abyssinia Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Loudon Park National Cemetery (1), Arlington Cemetery (2), Mikro Kodesh Beth Israel Cemetery (3), Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery (4), Mount Auburn Cemetery (5), Mount Carmel Cemetery (6), Mount Olivet Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Montebello (A), Ashburton Lake (B), Silver Lake (C), Lake Ashburton (D), Druid Lake (E), Montebello Waste Water Lake (F), Lake Montebello (G), Guilford Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cabin Branch (A), Maidens Choice Run (B), Dead Run (C), Curtis Creek (D), Gorsuch Creek (E), Gwynns Falls (F), Gwynns Run (G), Stony Run (H), Thomas Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Baltimore include: North Harford Road Playfield (1), Oriole Park at Camden Yards (2), Towanda Recreation Center (3), Union Square-Hollins Market Historic District (4), University Square Park (5), Seton Hill Historic District (6), Babe Ruth Field (7), Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine (8), Mount Pleasant Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: American Dime Museum (1808 Maryland Ave) (1), Maryland Art Place Inc (Museums; 218 West Saratoga Street) (2), Preservation Society (Museums; 812 South Ann Street) (3), Fulton St Warehouse B & O Railroad Museum (901 West Pratt Street) (4), National Park Service - Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Sh (Museums; East Fort Avenue) (5), Museum Hall (1767 Carswell Street) (6), Dorfman Museum Figures Inc (6224 Holabird Avenue) (7), Maryland Science Center - Business Office (Museums; Light Street & Key Highway) (8), Baltimore Civil War Museum (601 South President Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Complete Camper Care Center (400 Arundel Corp Road) (1), Knights Inn (6422 Baltimore National P) (2), Hilton & Towers (Balto And Hanvr Sts) (3), Hyatt Regency Baltimore (300 Light Street) (4), Bay Atlantic Seafood (24 West Franklin Street) (5), Relax Inn (5810 Reisterstown Road) (6), Inner Harbor (101 West Fayette Street) (7), Budget Plaza Motel (4900 Ritchie Highway) (8), Charm City Inn (500 South Lehigh Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: United States Secret Service (100 South Charles Street) (1), United States Government Departments - Courts U S- U S Court Of Appeals-Fourth Cir (USCourt Hse) (2), National Labor Relations Board-Appraisers Store (103 South Gay Street) (3), U S Government Departments - Courts U S- U S Court of Appeals-Fourth Cir (U S Court House) (4), Sarbanes Paul Senator (100 South Charles Street) (5), Maryland State Government - Courts- Maryland Tax Court (301 West Preston Street) (6), Maryland State Government - Tax Court Maryland (301 West Preston) (7), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Baltimore City- Cen (500 East Baltimore) (8), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Baltimore (5800 Wabash Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Baltimore city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.235. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.235
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.76. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.76
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.583. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.583
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baltimore and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF BALTIMORE (Address: 3001 DRUID PARK DRIVE , Population served: 1,600,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Uncovered Reservoir - In APR-01-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2010), Fed FAO issued (JUN-30-2010)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2008)
THE JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL (Address: 600 NORTH WOLFE ST ADMIN B-120 , Population served: 2,000, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HEREFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 1,487, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010)
HEREFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 1,030, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SEVENTH DISTRICT ELEMENTARY (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 485, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2009)
KINGSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 407, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010)
I-97 OFFICE COMPLEX (Address: 2560 LORD BALTIMORE DRIVE , Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - Between JUL-01-2000 and NOV-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-12-2002 to AUG-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2005)
UNITED PARCEL SERVICES (Serves DE, Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Baltimore that have no violations reported:

  • SPARKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 635, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JACKSONVILLE ELEMENTARY (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 618, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRETTYBOY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 488, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • B.T.R. HAMPSTEAD (Address: 222 COURTHOUSE COURT , Population served: 472, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNNYBROOK (Address: 4423 BUCK SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD , Population served: 416, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CARROLL MANOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 386, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIFTH DISTRICT ELEMENTARY (Address: 9610 PULASKI PARK DRIVE , Population served: 324, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMPUS HILLS WATER WORKS (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WELCOME CENTER (NEWBURG) (Address: 217 E. REDWOOD STREET , Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COCKEYSVILLE MARBLE (Address: SUITE 400 , Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.3%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for American Indian residents, 15.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.9% for other race residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Baltimore in 2010:

  • 10,647 people in college/university student housing
  • 5,830 people in state prisons
  • 3,793 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,999 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,483 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 432 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 412 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 262 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 152 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 95 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 60 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 13 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in Baltimore in 2000:

  • 9,262 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4,204 people in nursing homes
  • 3,705 people in state prisons
  • 3,514 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,305 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 352 people in other group homes
  • 342 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 284 people in religious group quarters
  • 262 people in halfway houses
  • 202 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 193 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 171 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 153 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 128 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 93 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 80 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 79 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 64 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 62 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 62 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 57 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 48 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 47 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 45 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 25 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 20 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 13 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in military ships

Baltimore, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Baltimore compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • M&T Bank Stadium. Capacity: 70,107. Baltimore Ravens.
  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Capacity: 48,876. Baltimore Orioles.
  • 1st Mariner Arena. Baltimore Blast (MISL).

Banks with most branches in Baltimore (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 43 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: 35 branches. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 23 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 19 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • SunTrust Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • First Mariner Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2006/10/11: Bank assets: $1,179.4 mil, Deposits: $1,014.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First Mariner Bancorp
  • Baltimore County Savings Bank: Harford Road Branch, Eastern Blvd Branch, Campbell Blvd Branch, Carney Village Branch, Merritt Boulevard, Merritt Blvd Branch. Info updated 2011/10/06: Bank assets: $639.0 mil, Deposits: $563.0 mil, headquarters in Nottingham, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Bcsb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Susquehanna Bank: Light Street Branch, Dulaney Valley Branch, Belair Erdman Branch, Perry Hall Branch, 1101 Reisterstown Rd. Branch. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Security Branch, Quarry Lake Branch, Harbor Place Gallery Branch, B&O Branch, Harbor East Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • 35 other banks with 57 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Baltimore, Maryland:

  • Star Motel, 9619 Pulaski Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21220 , Phone: (410) 687-3169
  • Days Inn West Security BLVD, 1660 Whitehead CT, Baltimore, MD 21207 , Phone: (410) 944-7400
  • Admiral Fell Inn, 888 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231 , Phone: (410) 522-7377, Fax: (410) 522-0707
  • Mount Vernon Hotel, 24 W Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21201 , Phone: (410) 727-2000, Fax: (410) 576-9300
  • Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor, Pratt & Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201 , Phone: (410) 962-0202
  • Beltway Motel & Restaurant, 3648 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21227 , Phone: (410) 242-2363, Fax: (410) 242-2363
  • Best Western Hotel & Conference Center, 5625 O'donnell St, Baltimore, MD 21224 , Phone: (410) 633-9500, Fax: (410) 633-4314
  • Budget Plaza Motel, 4806 Ritchie Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21225 , Phone: (410) 789-3776
  • 49 other hotels and motels
All 57 fire-safe hotels and motels in Baltimore, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Maryland average:

12.6

Baltimore travel time to work - commute Baltimore mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Baltimore:

(Baltimore, Maryland Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Baltimore city (based on Baltimore city County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant88,536277
Catholic68,00356
Black Protestant53,07193
Mainline Protestant45,316167
Other33,35971
Orthodox5,5956
None327,081-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 197
Baltimore city:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 100
Baltimore city:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Baltimore city:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Here:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Baltimore city:

32.1%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 336$1,399,864$49,9951$403
Other Government Administration 412$1,792,167$52,19921$28,436
Judicial and Legal 858$4,072,913$56,96410$34,676
Police Protection - Officers 3,124$19,328,772$74,2460$0
Police - Other 402$1,604,124$47,884395$375,282
Firefighters 1,588$9,471,251$71,5710$0
Fire - Other 80$388,654$58,2980$0
Streets and Highways 1,069$3,736,127$41,9403$8,107
Welfare 342$1,236,779$43,3960$0
Health 622$2,193,046$42,310225$746,666
Solid Waste Management 831$2,967,585$42,8530$0
Sewerage 806$2,956,741$44,0210$0
Parks and Recreation 500$1,207,464$28,979259$204,656
Housing and Community Development(Local) 469$1,810,021$46,3127$11,780
Water Supply 698$2,320,468$39,8930$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 10,037$55,909,315$66,8441,254$859,870
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 1,354$3,676,533$32,584153$123,658
Local Libraries 376$1,431,020$45,67168$53,422
Other and Unallocable 512$2,684,416$62,91648$66,838
Totals for Government 24,416$120,187,260$59,0702,444$2,513,794

Baltimore government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $336,339,000 ($540.65)
    Regular Highways: $93,068,000 ($149.60)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,818,000 ($75.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $41,337,000 ($66.45)
    General - Other: $33,221,000 ($53.40)
    Sewerage: $7,696,000 ($12.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $897,000 ($1.44)
    Police Protection: $732,000 ($1.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $553,000 ($0.89)
    Health - Other: $375,000 ($0.60)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $914,704,000 ($1470.34)
    Police Protection: $346,774,000 ($557.42)
    Sewerage: $139,288,000 ($223.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $133,425,000 ($214.47)
    Health - Other: $123,870,000 ($199.11)
    Regular Highways: $98,853,000 ($158.90)
    General - Other: $92,363,000 ($148.47)
    Water Utilities: $88,310,000 ($141.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $67,830,000 ($109.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,259,000 ($87.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,930,000 ($86.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $44,179,000 ($71.02)
    Financial Administration: $43,308,000 ($69.62)
    Central Staff Services: $30,916,000 ($49.70)
    Libraries: $27,774,000 ($44.65)
    Parking Facilities: $19,999,000 ($32.15)
    General Public Buildings: $19,235,000 ($30.92)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $3,625,000 ($5.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,077,000 ($4.95)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,481,000 ($3.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,440,033,000 ($2314.78)
    Corporate Bonds: $475,557,000 ($764.43)
    Other Investments - Other: $403,391,000 ($648.43)
    Benefit Payments: $257,152,000 ($413.36)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $92,984,000 ($149.47)
    Withdrawals: $1,709,000 ($2.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,471,000 ($93.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $53,746,000 ($86.39)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $22,385,000 ($35.98)
    General - Other: $822,000 ($1.32)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($0.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,487,000 ($21.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,201,375,000 ($1931.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,276,000 ($19.73)

Baltimore government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $136,405,000 ($219.26)
    Parking Facilities: $61,896,000 ($99.49)
    All Other: $19,818,000 ($31.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,031,000 ($20.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,015,000 ($16.10)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $6,861,000 ($11.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,191,000 ($6.74)
    Regular Highways: $4,184,000 ($6.73)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,050,000 ($4.90)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,493,000 ($2.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $292,397,000 ($470.01)
    From Parent Local Government: $81,182,000 ($130.50)
    Local Employee Contribution: $15,629,000 ($25.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $101,495,000 ($163.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $68,243,000 ($109.70)
    Highways: $46,912,000 ($75.41)
    All Other: $40,808,000 ($65.60)
    Education: $4,309,000 ($6.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,538,000 ($60.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $51,990,000 ($83.57)
    Interest Earnings: $47,764,000 ($76.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,055,000 ($30.63)
    Rents: $15,003,000 ($24.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $109,471,000 ($175.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $821,608,000 ($1320.69)
    Highways: $222,404,000 ($357.50)
    All Other: $122,593,000 ($197.06)
    Health and Hospitals: $26,280,000 ($42.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,234,000 ($18.06)
    General Local Government Support: $747,000 ($1.20)
  • Tax - Property: $558,147,000 ($897.19)
    Individual Income: $225,250,000 ($362.08)
    NEC: $152,699,000 ($245.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $55,695,000 ($89.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $22,508,000 ($36.18)
    Amusements Sales: $8,562,000 ($13.76)

Baltimore government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,098,479,000 ($3373.20)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,683,105,000 ($2705.50)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $476,816,000 ($766.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $219,994,000 ($353.63)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $188,455,000 ($302.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,442,000 ($98.76)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $31,539,000 ($50.70)

Baltimore government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,328,000 ($502.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $646,483,000 ($1039.19)
    Total Other Securities: $592,203,000 ($951.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $679,470,000 ($1092.21)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $317,442,000 ($510.27)

Strongest AM radio stations in Baltimore:

  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WITH (1230 AM; 1 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWIN (1400 AM; 1 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WOLB (1010 AM; 1 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMD (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBGR (860 AM; 3 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJFK (1300 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF-AM, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Baltimore:

  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WYPR (88.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WYPR LICENSE HOLDING LLC)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXYV (105.7 FM; CATONSVILLE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WEAA (88.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MORGAN STATE COLLEGE)
  • WBJC (91.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSR (102.7 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY OF CHESAPEAKE LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTMD (89.7 FM; TOWSON, MD; Owner: TOWSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WWIN-FM (95.9 FM; GLEN BURNIE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W261CD (100.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Baltimore:

  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMJF-LP (Channel 16; TOWSON, MD; Owner: TOWSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Baltimore fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 477Number of bridges
  • 9,744m31,969ftTotal length
  • $751,475,000Total costs
  • 13,746,888Total average daily traffic
  • 902,465Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 3Before 1900
  • 161900-1909
  • 101910-1919
  • 211920-1929
  • 361930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 911950-1959
  • 481960-1969
  • 1511970-1979
  • 671980-1989
  • 151990-1999
  • 172000-2009
  • 12010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Baltimore, MD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Baltimore)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 453 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Baltimore, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 406 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 617 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1379 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Baltimore)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Baltimore)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 273 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 199 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,396$179,4611,493$189,8827,773$179,747579$84,39640$1,164,9501,512$131,8021$2,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED137$174,693137$172,3501,000$162,664122$47,7794$790,750160$133,8691$73,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED426$158,789381$149,1264,550$161,139865$47,27112$1,546,417862$121,0926$87,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN357$175,353261$177,6052,569$170,594141$86,0789$2,655,444338$127,6782$128,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS90$148,25657$191,754793$161,91257$92,4393$212,000117$141,1621$104,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 200 tracts in Baltimore, MD

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 148 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED191$224,901131$235,3211$152,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED143$170,55984$221,29833$110,303
APPLICATIONS DENIED42$230,00045$216,2442$161,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$212,33326$231,8462$188,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$194,4294$165,2505$174,400

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 389
  • Hazardous Condition: 545
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Baltimore

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Baltimore, MD
Most common first names in Baltimore, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9,10172.3 years
Mary8,78177.9 years
William8,78071.7 years
James7,66069.1 years
Charles5,82471.5 years
Joseph5,06272.3 years
George4,86372.7 years
Robert4,12767.9 years
Margaret3,66477.9 years
Anna3,19780.4 years
Most common last names in Baltimore, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3,81372.0 years
Johnson3,69970.2 years
Jones3,06770.2 years
Brown2,97870.8 years
Williams2,74969.3 years
Davis1,64970.1 years
Jackson1,55170.5 years
Miller1,47873.5 years
Thomas1,41671.2 years
Taylor1,36571.0 years
Businesses in Baltimore, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven56KFC17
ALDI1Kmart5
ALDO2Kroger1
AMF Bowling4LA Fitness2
AT&T10La Quinta1
Ace Hardware3Lane Bryant2
Advance Auto Parts18Lane Furniture6
Aeropostale1LensCrafters2
Aerosoles1Levi Strauss & Co.1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza3
Ann Taylor2Long John Silver's3
Applebee's2Lowe's2
Arby's4Macy's2
Ashley Furniture1Marriott9
AutoZone4Marshalls1
Avenue3MasterBrand Cabinets43
BMW1Mazda2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1McDonald's48
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse3
Barnes & Noble3Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins13Motherhood Maternity4
Bath & Body Works5New Balance4
Bebe1New York & Co1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike59
Best Western2Nissan2
Blockbuster5Office Depot3
Brooks Brothers2Old Country Buffet1
Brookstone1Old Navy2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Olive Garden1
Burger King22Outback2
Burlington Coat Factory4Outback Steakhouse2
CVS26Pac Sun1
Caribou Coffee1Panda Express3
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread4
Catherines2Papa John's Pizza6
Chick-Fil-A7Payless16
Chico's3Penske2
Chipotle3PetSmart1
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut5
Circle K1Popeyes11
Cold Stone Creamery2Qdoba Mexican Grill2
ColorTyme3Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos7
Costco1RadioShack16
Cricket Wireless44Ramada1
Curves3Rite Aid47
DHL12Rodeway Inn2
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday2
Days Inn3Rue211
Decora Cabinetry8Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Dennys2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza9SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Safeway4
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts30Sears11
Econo Lodge1Sephora1
Express2Sheraton3
Famous Footwear3Sleep Inn2
Fashion Bug4Spencer Gifts1
FedEx146Sprint Nextel6
Finish Line2Staples2
Firestone Complete Auto Care8Starbucks23
Foot Locker10Subaru1
Ford4Subway65
Forever 213Super 81
GNC21T-Mobile19
GameStop14Taco Bell7
Gap2Talbots1
Giant11Target2
Goodwill1The Athlete's Foot1
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&M2The Limited1
H&R Block22The Room Place3
Haagen-Dazs1Torrid1
Haworth1Toyota1
Hilton8Toys"R"Us5
Holiday Inn4True Value4
Hollister Co.1U-Haul16
Home Depot3UPS86
Hot Topic1Urban Outfitters1
Houlihan's1Value City Furniture2
Hyatt3Vans7
Hyundai2Verizon Wireless4
IKEA1Victoria's Secret2
J. Jill1Vons4
JCPenney2Walgreens13
Jimmy Jazz5Walmart3
JoS. A. Bank1Wendy's19
Jones New York6Wet Seal2
Journeys1Whole Foods Market2
Just Tires1YMCA11
Justice1

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  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 (21209) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries"
  • #26 (21224) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
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  • #45 (21202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #47 (21213) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of U.S. Virgin Islander first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #73 (21202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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