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Baltimore city, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2019: 593,490 (all urban); it was 651,154 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 89,448
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 29,715
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 129,879
Renter-occupied apartments: 130,740 (it was 128,117 in 2000)
% of renters here:

50%
State:

32%

Land area: 81 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 7345 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Baltimore city: 130.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (41.3%), Educational, health and social services (27.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Baltimore city, MD (2019)
    • 366,96456.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 162,52725.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 33,6525.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 15,7142.4%Asian alone
    • 9,9801.5%Two or more races
    • 2,5960.4%Some other race alone
    • 1,8140.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2430.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Males: 278,188  (46.9%)
Females: 315,302  (53.1%)
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Average household size:
Baltimore city:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,177 ($30,078 in 1999)
This county:

$50,177
Maryland:

$86,738

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $923 (lower quartile is $662, upper quartile is $1,217)
This county:

$923
State:

$1255


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $179,100 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Baltimore city:

$179,100
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,200 - $281,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $289,208
Here:

$289,208
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $190,023
Here:

$190,023
State:

$269,747

In 2-unit structures: $237,418
Here:

$237,418
State:

$230,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,745
Here:

$224,745
State:

$223,665

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $289,026
Here:

$289,026
State:

$264,568

Mobile homes: $263,143
Here:

$263,143
State:

$89,075

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $54,226
Here:

$54,226
State:

$152,583

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,472
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $532

Institutionalized population: 9,951
Baltimore city, MD map from a distance

Health of residents in Baltimore city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
56.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
73.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Baltimore city based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
68.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
71.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
66.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 171 pounds. This is more than average.
11.2% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,035 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,358 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Baltimore city, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Baltimore city, MD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Baltimore city, MD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.2%
Baltimore city:

20.2%
Maryland:

9.0%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.1% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for American Indian residents, 30.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.9% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.9 years old
(Males: 34.5 years old, Females: 37.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.8 years old, Black residents: 36.7 years old, American Indian residents: 51.6 years old, Asian residents: 32.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.2 years old, Other race residents: 29.0 years old)

Area name: Baltimore-Towson, MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Baltimore city is $791 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $950 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1220 a month.

Cities in this county include: Baltimore.

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

2018 air pollution in Baltimore city:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Baltimore city: Dorsey Business Center (A), Dorsey Run Industrial Park (B), Route 94 Business Center (C), Hopkins Applied Physics Lab (D), Cissel Farm (E), Port Capital Center Industrial Park (F), Kalmia Farms (G), Route 100 Industrial Park (H), Corridor Industrial Park (I), Turf Valley Country Club (J), University of Maryland Central Farm (K), Waverly (L), Junction Industrial Park (M), Woodbine Campground (N), Woodcamp Farm (O), Howard County Landfill (P), Greenwood Farm (Q), Maryland Wholesale Food Center (R), Days End Farm Horse Rescue (S), Kimberthy Turf Farms (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: WEst Friendship Exchange Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Baltimore city include: Dayton Four Square Gospel Church (A), Asbury United Methodist Church (B), Hopkins United Methodist Church (C), Linthicum Chapel (D), Saint Louis Roman Catholic Church (E), Wearon Rolling Hills Church (F), Cedars Baptist Church (G), Dorsey Emanuel United Methodist Church (H), Kings Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rosa Bonheur Pet Cemetery (1), Trinity Cemetery (2), Saint Johns Cemetery (3), Saint Louis Cemetery (4), Zion Cemetery (5), Hopkins Cemetery (6), Crestlawn Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bernstein Farm Pond (A), General Electric Retention Pond (B), Warfields Pond (C), Rigga Farm Pond (D), Johns Hopkins Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Benson Branch (A), Cabin Branch (B), Cattail Creek (C), Lisbons Little Creek (D), Dorsey Branch (E), Terrapin Branch (F), Hay Meadow Branch (G), Piney Run (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Baltimore city include: Schooley Mill Park (1), Patuxent River State Park (2), Carrs Mill Park (3), Glenwood Park (4), Cedar-Villa Heights Park (5), Howard County Fairground (6), Hugh Thomas Wildlife Management Area (7), Lisbon Park (8), Pfefferkorn Natural Environmental Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Baltimore County , Carroll County , Hardy County, West Virginia , Preston County, West Virginia , Monroe County, Indiana , Trego County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.5%
Maryland:

6.6%

Unemployment by year in Baltimore city, MD

Current college students: 48,736
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 43,510 (44.7% naturalized citizens)

Baltimore city:

7.3%
Whole state:

15.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 16,3062010 or later
  • 11,0562000 to 2009
  • 7,7861990 to 1999
  • 6,9751980 to 1989
  • 4,1721970 to 1979
  • 4,434Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.9%

Baltimore city marital status for males Baltimore city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 40,916
  • One, attached: 149,606
  • Two: 14,532
  • 3 or 4: 16,487
  • 5 to 9: 18,115
  • 10 to 19: 13,901
  • 20 to 49: 7,178
  • 50 or more: 32,875
  • Mobile homes: 133
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 134

Housing units in Baltimore city with a mortgage: 78,152 (1,565 second mortgage, 6,538 home equity loan, 443 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,372

Here:

67.8% with mortgage
State:

71.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Baltimore city

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant88,536277
Catholic68,00356
Black Protestant53,07193
Mainline Protestant45,316167
Other33,35971
Orthodox5,5956
None327,081-
Baltimore city Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 197
Baltimore city:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 100
This county:

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.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 330
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Baltimore city:

12.1%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Baltimore city:

32.1%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

15.5%

Tornado activity:

Baltimore city historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 1302734.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 57 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Baltimore city-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 120.2 miles away from Baltimore city center
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 county 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) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from Baltimore city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Baltimore city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 277,741 (70.7%)
  • Carpooled: 31,228 (8.0%)
  • Bus: 33,753 (8.6%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 5,833 (1.5%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 2,274 (0.6%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 1,589 (0.4%)
  • Ferryboat: 377 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6,101 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 3,227 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 18,087 (4.6%)
  • Worked at home: 12,470 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Nigeria (5%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Baltimore city


  • African (4%)
  • American (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Baltimore city, Maryland 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 intellectually disabled
  • 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

People in group quarters in Baltimore city, Maryland 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,635.

8.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Maryland average:

6.88%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

5.21% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($28,050 average AGI)
3.30% relocated from other states ($21,738 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

3.30%
Maryland average:

3.22%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baltimore County, MD  3.16% ($39,973 average AGI)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.58% ($53,161)
from Howard County, MD  0.35% ($68,581)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.27% ($39,356)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.27% ($57,461)
from Harford County, MD  0.25% ($49,810)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.20% ($77,828)


10.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($58,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.09%
Maryland average:

7.35%


0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

6.45% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($34,870 average AGI)
3.56% relocated to other states ($23,181 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

3.56%
Maryland average:

3.70%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baltimore County, MD  4.22% ($51,377 average AGI)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.69% ($59,291)
to Howard County, MD  0.45% ($71,268)
to Harford County, MD  0.30% ($56,315)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.24% ($66,256)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.22% ($46,814)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.19% ($68,575)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Baltimore city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Baltimore city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2018: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Baltimore city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Baltimore city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Baltimore city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baltimore city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baltimore city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Baltimore city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Baltimore city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 90,103 (68,922 aged, 21,181 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 17,086 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Baltimore city, Maryland in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (8,924)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (8,355)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (7,754)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (6,444)
  • Poisoning by and exposure to narcotics and psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], not elsewhere classified, undetermined intent (4,765)
  • Unspecified dementia (4,553)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (4,170)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (4,107)
  • Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge (3,929)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (3,707)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,063
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 880
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 116,238

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,458
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,206
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 40

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 109

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 12,305

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 373.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 282.7
  • Cut/Pierce - 35.3
  • Struck by/against - 12.0
  • Suffocation - 8.7
  • Other - 34.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 80.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 32.9
  • Suffocation - 26.2
  • Poisoning - 10.9
  • Other - 10.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 593,490
  • Male householders: 100,495 (41,979 living alone), Female householders: 142,199 (56,623 living alone)
  • 57,212 spouses (55,630 opposite-sex spouses), 19,287 unmarried partners, (16,851 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 152,906 children (146,193 natural, 3,466 adopted, 3,247 stepchildren), 24,971 grandchildren, 12,708 brothers or sisters, 9,940 parents, 237 foster children, 18,022 other relatives, 30,877 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 24,636

Size of family households: 52,760 2-persons, 31,607 3-persons, 17,965 4-persons, 9,465 5-persons, 3,361 6-persons, 2,816 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 98,602 1-person, 20,496 2-persons, 3,730 3-persons, 1,435 4-persons, 426 5-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

37,492 married couples with children.
56,085 single-parent households (8,535 men, 47,550 women).

90.7% of residents of Baltimore city speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $10,590,076,000 ($16,644 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,224,598,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,571,425,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,554,756,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $108,549,000
Federal grants: $3,944,460,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,559,760,000 ($1,043,143,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $851,126,000 ($74,857,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $219,957,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $434,743,000
Federal Government insurance: $204,886,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 50,002
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 41,689
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,439
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -55,893
Here -88 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Baltimore city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • Year house built in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • 7,7832014 or later
  • 3,1212010 to 2013
  • 10,8272000 to 2009
  • 8,9281990 to 1999
  • 9,8351980 to 1989
  • 16,8781970 to 1979
  • 25,7831960 to 1969
  • 51,6191950 to 1959
  • 35,7511940 to 1949
  • 123,3521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • 4041 room
  • 6392 rooms
  • 3,2003 rooms
  • 9,5134 rooms
  • 14,5805 rooms
  • 28,3876 rooms
  • 24,4897 rooms
  • 16,4818 rooms
  • 17,8319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • 9,0031 room
  • 9,0412 rooms
  • 25,4983 rooms
  • 30,0254 rooms
  • 21,0315 rooms
  • 16,4436 rooms
  • 8,3607 rooms
  • 5,4598 rooms
  • 2,3109+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • 528no bedroom
  • 3,8581 bedroom
  • 23,6642 bedrooms
  • 61,2933 bedrooms
  • 19,1084 bedrooms
  • 7,0735+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
  • 9,457no bedroom
  • 41,8671 bedroom
  • 40,6842 bedrooms
  • 26,1653 bedrooms
  • 7,6844 bedrooms
  • 1,3135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore city, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 11,753no vehicle
  • 48,3411 vehicle
  • 41,3082 vehicles
  • 11,2393 vehicles
  • 1,8864 vehicles
  • 9975+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 57,946no vehicle
  • 47,0131 vehicle
  • 19,6722 vehicles
  • 2,1693 vehicles
  • 2604 vehicles
  • 1105+ vehicles

83.6% of Baltimore city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Maryland.

Baltimore city:

83.6%
State average:

86.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 394,964
  • Other state: 147,077
  • Northeast: 50,316
  • Midwest: 17,298
  • South: 67,901
  • West: 11,562
Year householders moved into unit in Baltimore city, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Baltimore city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 71.5%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.4%Utility gas
  • 39.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,421
Here:

12.2%
Maryland:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,698
Here:

18.5%
Maryland:

14.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12,405
Here:

39.7%
Maryland:

18.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 28,498
  • Number of aged recipients: 2,810
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 25,688
  • Number of recipients under 18: 4,129
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 17,770
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 6,599
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 7,938
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 13,439
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
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 in Baltimore city, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Baltimore city, MD - Value
Most common first names in Baltimore city, 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 city, 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 city, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven43Justice2
ALDI2KFC12
ALDO2Kmart4
AMF Bowling3Kroger1
AT&T12LA Fitness2
Ace Hardware3Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts10Lane Furniture3
Aeropostale1LensCrafters2
Aerosoles1Levi Strauss & Co.1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza3
Ann Taylor2Long John Silver's3
Applebee's2Lowe's1
Arby's3Macy's1
AutoZone4Marriott8
Avenue2Marshalls1
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets29
Bally Total Fitness2Mazda1
Banana Republic1McDonald's36
Barnes & Noble3Men's Wearhouse3
Baskin-Robbins12Motel 61
Bath & Body Works4Motherhood Maternity1
Bebe1New Balance7
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike50
Best Western2Nissan2
Blockbuster4Office Depot2
Brooks Brothers1Old Navy1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback2
Burger King18Outback Steakhouse2
CVS15Pac Sun1
Caribou Coffee1Panda Express1
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread5
Chick-Fil-A4Papa John's Pizza7
Chico's3Payless12
Chipotle3Penske2
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports2
Cold Stone Creamery4Pizza Hut4
ColorTyme2Popeyes8
Cricket Wireless38Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Curves3Quality1
DHL10Quiznos9
Dairy Queen1RadioShack11
Days Inn2Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Dennys2Rite Aid38
Domino's Pizza3Rodeway Inn1
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday3
Dressbarn1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts26Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes2
Express1Safeway4
Famous Footwear2Sears10
Fashion Bug2Sephora1
FedEx117Sheraton2
Finish Line1Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker10Sprint Nextel6
Ford1Staples4
Forever 213Starbucks21
GNC16Subway52
GameStop12T-Mobile16
Gap2Taco Bell6
Giant10Talbots1
Goodwill1Target3
Gymboree1The Cheesecake Factory1
H&M2The Limited1
H&R Block19The Room Place1
Haagen-Dazs1Torrid1
Haworth1Toys"R"Us2
Hilton8Trader Joe's1
Holiday Inn4True Value1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul18
Home Depot2UPS97
Hot Topic1Urban Outfitters1
Houlihan's1Value City Furniture2
Howard Johnson1Vans4
Hyatt1Verizon Wireless6
Hyundai1Victoria's Secret2
IHOP2Vons4
IKEA1Walgreens9
J. Jill1Walmart3
JCPenney2Wendy's12
JoS. A. Bank1Wet Seal2
Jones New York6Whole Foods Market2
Journeys1YMCA11
Just Tires1

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"