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Baltimore city, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2016: 614,664 (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: 7607 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Baltimore city: 105.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Baltimore city races chart

Races in Baltimore city, Maryland:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (62.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (27.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.1%)
  • Asian alone (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years
Males: 289,086  (47.0%)
Females: 325,578  (53.0%)
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Baltimore city,MD real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Baltimore city:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,350 ($30,078 in 1999)

This county:

$47,350
Maryland:

$78,945

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $852 (lower quartile is $583, upper quartile is $1,146)
This county:

$852
State:

$1160


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $153,500 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Baltimore city:

$153,500
Maryland:

$306,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,400 - $251,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $290,108
Here:

$290,108
State:

$417,946

Townhouses or other attached units: $187,580
Here:

$187,580
State:

$249,949

In 2-unit structures: $221,571
Here:

$221,571
State:

$206,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,837
Here:

$244,837
State:

$218,381

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $259,330
Here:

$259,330
State:

$258,956

Mobile homes: $402,227
Here:

$402,227
State:

$73,685
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,375
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $516

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 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.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2013: 220 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2014: 241 buildings, average cost: $155,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,845 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,318 (1.8%)

Baltimore city household income distribution in 2009 Baltimore city home values distribution Baltimore city contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.9%
Baltimore city:

21.9%
Maryland:

9.7%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.0% for American Indian residents, 28.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.4% for other race residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.9 years old
(Males: 33.5 years old, Females: 36.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36.7 years old, Black residents: 35.7 years old, American Indian residents: 46.3 years old, Asian residents: 31.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.8 years old, Other race residents: 27.9 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

2012 air pollution in Baltimore city:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.0 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). 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 September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Current college students: 48,736
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 50,060 (39.8% naturalized citizens)

Baltimore city:

8.1%
Whole state:

15.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 15,702
  • 2000 to 2009: 15,402
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,505
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,975
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,172
  • Before 1970: 4,434
Note: State values scaled to Baltimore city population

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: 42,157
  • One, attached: 155,724
  • Two: 14,997
  • 3 or 4: 17,736
  • 5 to 9: 15,138
  • 10 to 19: 15,422
  • 20 to 49: 7,500
  • 50 or more: 28,471
  • Mobile homes: 321
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 162

Housing units in Baltimore city with a mortgage: 74,554 (2,185 second mortgage, 5,743 home equity loan, 287 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35,592

Here:

67.9% with mortgage
State:

73.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Baltimore city

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 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 Baltimore 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 the county 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 county 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 county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 286.9 miles away from Baltimore city 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 county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Jamaica (6%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Baltimore city (%):

  • African (7%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • American (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

Baltimore city mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 260,246 (67.6%)
  • Carpooled: 37,402 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35,834 (9.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 508 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9,065 (2.4%)
  • Railroad: 1,748 (0.5%)
  • Ferryboat: 456 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5,013 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 2,808 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 18,381 (4.8%)
  • Worked at home: 13,406 (3.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 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

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 $46,839.

7.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
Maryland average:

6.59%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

4.72% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($22,115 average AGI)
3.19% relocated from other states ($18,185 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

3.19%
Maryland average:

3.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baltimore County, MD  2.86% ($34,966 average AGI)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.57% ($36,362)
from Howard County, MD  0.30% ($50,822)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.24% ($44,707)
from Harford County, MD  0.22% ($44,564)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.22% ($37,007)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.15% ($52,069)


8.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.29%
Maryland average:

6.66%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

0.09%
Maryland average:

0.11%

5.34% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($27,476 average AGI)
2.86% relocated to other states ($17,358 average AGI)
Baltimore city:

2.86%
Maryland average:

3.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baltimore County, MD  3.54% ($39,123 average AGI)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.57% ($45,532)
to Howard County, MD  0.34% ($66,418)
to Harford County, MD  0.24% ($43,778)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.21% ($52,087)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.20% ($38,270)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.17% ($57,378)

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 2014: 14.9

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 2014: 10.7

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 2013: 11.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Baltimore city

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Baltimore city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Baltimore city, Maryland in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (7,203)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (6,935)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (6,713)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (5,240)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (3,468)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,303)
  • Poisoning by and exposure to narcotics and psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], not elsewhere classified, undetermined intent (3,019)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (2,943)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,942)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (2,844)

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: 614,664
  • In family households: 429,163 (42,836 male householders, 77,802 female householders)
    55,021 spouses, 171,864 children (163,069 natural, 3,423 adopted, 5,372 stepchildren), 27,127 grandchildren, 14,478 brothers or sisters, 8,868 parents, 15,452 other relatives, 15,715 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 163,102 (52,849 male householders (40,206 living alone)), 67,274 female householders (55,068 living alone)), 42,979 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 22,399

Size of family households: 53,142 2-persons, 28,987 3-persons, 20,314 4-persons, 11,222 5-persons, 4,640 6-persons, 2,333 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 95,274 1-person, 18,680 2-persons, 4,335 3-persons, 1,322 4-persons, 401 5-persons, 111 6-persons.

40,888 married couples with children.
62,528 single-parent households (10,943 men, 51,585 women).

90.3% of residents of Baltimore city speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

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:

6.4
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 1,740
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,876
  • 2000 to 2009: 10,887
  • 1990 to 1999: 11,060
  • 1980 to 1989: 14,683
  • 1970 to 1979: 16,472
  • 1960 to 1969: 21,855
  • 1950 to 1959: 42,978
  • 1940 to 1949: 31,568
  • 1939 or earlier: 142,509
Note: State values scaled to Baltimore city population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Baltimore city population
  • 1 room: 323
  • 2 rooms: 262
  • 3 rooms: 2,367
  • 4 rooms: 7,307
  • 5 rooms: 14,713
  • 6 rooms: 33,366
  • 7 rooms: 21,869
  • 8 rooms: 13,384
  • 9+ rooms: 16,555
  • 1 room: 6,824
  • 2 rooms: 7,367
  • 3 rooms: 26,628
  • 4 rooms: 31,205
  • 5 rooms: 21,543
  • 6 rooms: 20,419
  • 7 rooms: 10,228
  • 8 rooms: 3,358
  • 9+ rooms: 3,043
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Baltimore city, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Baltimore city population
  • no bedroom: 388
  • 1 bedroom: 2,827
  • 2 bedrooms: 23,246
  • 3 bedrooms: 60,461
  • 4 bedrooms: 16,747
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6,477
  • no bedroom: 7,723
  • 1 bedroom: 41,413
  • 2 bedrooms: 42,909
  • 3 bedrooms: 30,176
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,159
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,235
Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore city, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Baltimore city population
  • no vehicle: 12,863
  • 1 vehicle: 48,991
  • 2 vehicles: 36,970
  • 3 vehicles: 8,848
  • 4 vehicles: 1,843
  • 5+ vehicles: 631
  • no vehicle: 56,616
  • 1 vehicle: 52,837
  • 2 vehicles: 17,141
  • 3 vehicles: 2,982
  • 4 vehicles: 865
  • 5+ vehicles: 174

83% 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, 64% lived in Maryland.

Baltimore city:

82.6%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 407,185
  • Other state: 151,188
  • Northeast: 56,348
  • Midwest: 17,242
  • South: 67,072
  • West: 10,526

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Baltimore city
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (73.1%)
  • Electricity (16.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (58.6%)
  • Electricity (37.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,332
Here:

13.2%
Maryland:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,830
Here:

10.6%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12,917
Here:

35.9%
Maryland:

17.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

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
Baltimore city Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Baltimore city Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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