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Harford County, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2021: 262,977 (82% urban, 18% rural); it was 218,590 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 56,067
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 15,764
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 62,119
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,387 (it was 17,548 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 440 sq. mi.

Water area: 86.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 597 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Harford County: 130.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.5%), Public administration (11.7%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Harford County, MD (2021)
    • 191,59572.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 35,33413.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,3445.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 12,3364.7%Two or more races
    • 8,2913.2%Asian alone
    • 1,7630.7%Some other race alone
    • 2510.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 630.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Maryland median age:

39.3 years
Males: 130,301  (49.5%)
Females: 132,676  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Harford County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $96,328 ($57,234 in 1999)
This county:

$96,328
Maryland:

$90,203

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $1,237 (lower quartile is $949, upper quartile is $1,600)
This county:

$1237
State:

$1321


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $333,900 (it was $145,500 in 2000)
Harford:

$333,900
Maryland:

$370,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $232,900 - $453,700

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $395,561
Here:

$395,561
State:

$489,306

Townhouses or other attached units: $293,723
Here:

$293,723
State:

$302,290

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,651
Here:

$97,651
State:

$234,917

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $200,126
Here:

$200,126
State:

$305,990

Mobile homes: $63,538
Here:

$63,538
State:

$96,198

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,829
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $577

Institutionalized population: 1,291

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 117
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 598
  • Auto thefts: 52

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 7
  • Rapes: 32
  • Robberies: 45
  • Assaults: 170
  • Burglaries: 257
  • Thefts: 1275
  • Auto thefts: 92
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Health of residents in Harford County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
56.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
72.1% 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 166 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Harford County 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 3.6. This is better than average.
73.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
76.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 160 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 552 buildings, average cost: $307,300
  • 2020: 833 buildings, average cost: $286,400
  • 2019: 806 buildings, average cost: $235,600
  • 2018: 838 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2017: 708 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2016: 599 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2015: 481 buildings, average cost: $238,800
  • 2014: 525 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2013: 512 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2012: 683 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2011: 556 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2010: 701 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2009: 538 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2008: 531 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2007: 824 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2006: 1135 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2005: 2216 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2004: 1430 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2003: 1852 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2002: 1814 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2001: 1765 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2000: 1546 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 1999: 1772 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1998: 1729 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 1997: 1593 buildings, average cost: $99,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Harford, MD residents
Average permit cost in Harford, MD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,110 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $3,015 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Harford, MD in 2021
Distribution of house value in Harford, MD in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Harford, MD in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 7.8%
Harford County:

7.8%
Maryland:

10.3%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 39.6 years old
(Males: 38.2 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 35.8 years old, American Indian residents: 43.3 years old, Asian residents: 36.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.1 years old, Other race residents: 30.5 years old)

Area name: Baltimore-Towson, MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Harford County 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: Bel Air South, Bel Air North, Edgewood, Aberdeen, Joppatowne, Havre de Grace, Bel Air, Fallston, Riverside, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Harford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2019 air pollution in Harford County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Swamps: Pine Swamp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ned Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Allegany County , Decatur County, Indiana , Howard County, Missouri , Sutter County, California , Wetzel County, West Virginia , Lafayette County, Missouri , Vermillion County, Indiana .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.2%
Maryland:

2.3%

Unemployment by year in Harford, MD
County total employment by year in Harford, MD
County average yearly wages by year in Harford, MD

Current college students: 11,837
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 15,741 (65.0% naturalized citizens)

Harford County:

6.0%
Whole state:

15.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,3492010 or later
  • 3,6102000 to 2009
  • 2,5621990 to 1999
  • 1,5751980 to 1989
  • 1,2431970 to 1979
  • 2,383Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.9%

Harford County marital status for males Harford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 64,417
  • One, attached: 20,459
  • Two: 192
  • 3 or 4: 2,331
  • 5 to 9: 3,140
  • 10 to 19: 7,745
  • 20 to 49: 1,220
  • 50 or more: 2,091
  • Mobile homes: 2,903

Housing units in Harford County with a mortgage: 56,640 (6,386 second mortgage, 206 home equity loan, 5,645 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,721

Here:

98.2% with mortgage
State:

97.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Harford County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic44,6189
Evangelical Protestant23,64597
Mainline Protestant22,30565
Other2,67510
Black Protestant1,6289
Orthodox9002
None149,055-
Harford County 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: 35
Harford County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Harford County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 106
This county:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Harford County:

8.9%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Harford County:

27.3%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

15.5%

Agriculture in Harford County:

Average size of farms: 119 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,205
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $284.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.36%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $40,415
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.84%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,258
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.23%
Corn for grain: 17286 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2445 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9984 harvested acres
Vegetables: 581 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 281 acres

Earthquake activity:

Harford County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 61% 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 143.3 miles away from Harford County 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 56.6 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 254.8 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 56.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from Harford County center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 142.3 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Maryland Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4491-MD: March 26, 2020, FEMA Id: 4491, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4261: March 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4261, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3349: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3349, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 04, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4091: November 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4091, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 06, 2011 to September 09, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4038: October 05, 2011, FEMA Id: 4038, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3335: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3335, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 24, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4034: September 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 4034, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1910: May 06, 2010, FEMA Id: 1910, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1875: February 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1875, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3251: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3251, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Harford County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Harford

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 71,133 (65.9%)
  • Carpooled: 7,685 (7.1%)
  • Bus: 305 (0.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 200 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,836 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 213 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,167 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 25,974 (24.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (7%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Harford County


  • German (14%)
  • English (10%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • European (2%)

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

People in group quarters in Harford County, Maryland in 2010:

  • 962 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 877 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 397 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 169 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 111 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 108 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Harford County, Maryland in 2000:

  • 603 people in nursing homes
  • 358 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 282 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 140 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 97 people in other group homes
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 2 people in crews of maritime vessels
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $92,680.

6.78% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($70,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Maryland average:

7.42%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($677 average AGI)
Harford County:

0.05%
Maryland average:

0.05%

4.36% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($44,144 average AGI)
2.37% relocated from other states ($26,172 average AGI)
Harford County:

2.37%
Maryland average:

3.41%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Baltimore County, MD  2.49% ($70,539 average AGI)
from Baltimore city, MD  0.72% ($66,401)
from Cecil County, MD  0.34% ($60,121)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.31% ($69,508)
from York County, PA  0.16% ($55,145)
from Howard County, MD  0.11% ($78,687)
from New Castle County, DE  0.10% ($73,178)


6.41% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($73,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Maryland average:

7.91%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($452 average AGI)
Harford County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.04%

3.19% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($31,973 average AGI)
3.19% relocated to other states ($41,123 average AGI)
Harford County:

3.19%
Maryland average:

3.93%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Baltimore County, MD  1.42% ($61,041 average AGI)
to Cecil County, MD  0.52% ($64,715)
to Baltimore city, MD  0.51% ($53,408)
to York County, PA  0.30% ($65,000)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.18% ($90,425)
to Sussex County, DE  0.14% ($126,340)
to Howard County, MD  0.10% ($69,740)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Harford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Harford County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Harford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Harford County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harford County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harford County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Harford County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Harford County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 31,111 (26,795 aged, 4,316 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,219 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Harford County, Maryland in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,671)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,295)
  • Unspecified dementia (2,047)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,970)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,898)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,544)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,114)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (815)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (796)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (704)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.85
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,654
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 108
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,231

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,249
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 730
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 27.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 13.7
  • Other - 13.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 52.2
  • Suffocation - 24.8
  • Poisoning - 16.2
  • Other - 5.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 262,977
  • Male householders: 51,468 (10,109 living alone), Female householders: 49,728 (12,304 living alone)
  • 57,977 spouses (57,263 opposite-sex spouses), 6,917 unmarried partners, (6,709 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 76,734 children (71,920 natural, 801 adopted, 4,013 stepchildren), 6,122 grandchildren, 2,133 brothers or sisters, 2,754 parents, 0 foster children, 3,653 other relatives, 3,926 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,565

Size of family households: 31,898 2-persons, 18,167 3-persons, 13,221 4-persons, 5,635 5-persons, 2,381 6-persons, 1,270 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,413 1-person, 5,379 2-persons, 577 3-persons, 204 4-persons, 51 5-persons.

38,848 married couples with children.
14,031 single-parent households (4,433 men, 9,598 women).

91.3% of residents of Harford speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,891,228,000 ($8,027 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,013,587,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $584,646,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $181,915,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,412,000
Federal grants: $108,709,000
Federal procurement contracts: $585,442,000 ($553,923,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $427,104,000 ($397,234,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,348,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $437,802,000
Federal Government insurance: $95,712,000

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

Births: 15,159
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 8,410
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +902
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +13,333
Here:

+56 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Harford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.87 millions of gallons per day (57% from ground, 43% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.7
State:

7.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Harford County, Maryland
  • Year house built in Harford County, Maryland
  • 8962020 or later
  • 6,6762010 to 2019
  • 17,8582000 to 2009
  • 19,4391990 to 1999
  • 19,7701980 to 1989
  • 13,6051970 to 1979
  • 12,8631960 to 1969
  • 6,1471950 to 1959
  • 2,6951940 to 1949
  • 4,5491939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Harford County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harford County, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Harford County, Maryland
  • 1351 room
  • 1442 rooms
  • 4193 rooms
  • 3,6384 rooms
  • 7,2355 rooms
  • 14,0146 rooms
  • 12,6527 rooms
  • 14,4608 rooms
  • 28,2709+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harford County, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harford County, Maryland
  • 4051 room
  • 7782 rooms
  • 2,2803 rooms
  • 4,7274 rooms
  • 4,0295 rooms
  • 3,4566 rooms
  • 2,7107 rooms
  • 3128 rooms
  • 1,5329+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Harford County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harford County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Harford County, Maryland
  • 135no bedroom
  • 8371 bedroom
  • 8,9182 bedrooms
  • 37,0443 bedrooms
  • 27,2754 bedrooms
  • 6,7585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harford County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Harford County, Maryland
  • 427no bedroom
  • 4,1911 bedroom
  • 8,1262 bedrooms
  • 5,8423 bedrooms
  • 1,4724 bedrooms
  • 1715+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Harford County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Harford County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harford County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,191no vehicle
  • 17,3181 vehicle
  • 35,5252 vehicles
  • 17,0293 vehicles
  • 6,2084 vehicles
  • 3,6965+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Harford County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Harford County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,033no vehicle
  • 10,5281 vehicle
  • 4,8312 vehicles
  • 1,2313 vehicles
  • 5634 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles

89.7% of Harford County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Maryland.

Harford County:

89.7%
State average:

87.2%

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

  • This state: 173,264
  • Other state: 69,575
  • Northeast: 29,826
  • Midwest: 9,505
  • South: 23,976
  • West: 6,268
Year householders moved into unit in Harford County, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Harford County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 37.9%Electricity
  • 11.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 34.7%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,975
Here:

14.3%
Maryland:

15.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,060
Here:

15.6%
Maryland:

15.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,085
Here:

20.7%
Maryland:

21.1%

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

Harford County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,899,000
    Cash and Securities: $31,025,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,498,000
    Sewerage: $24,070,000
    Higher Education - Other: $16,647,000
    Higher Education - Other: $15,559,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,132,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,795,000
    Other: $10,413,000
    Other: $9,221,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $7,407,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $5,460,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,672,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,361,000
    Regular Highways: $960,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $820,000
    Parks and Recreation: $617,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $427,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $416,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,133,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $31,308,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $505,279,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $474,313,000
    General - Other: $107,838,000
    General - Other: $76,767,000
    Police Protection: $67,065,000
    Regular Highways: $58,745,000
    Police Protection: $54,691,000
    Other Higher Education: $54,088,000
    Other Higher Education: $53,611,000
    Regular Highways: $48,208,000
    Water Utilities: $34,657,000
    Water Utilities: $33,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,038,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,331,000
    Sewerage: $18,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,501,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,879,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,147,000
    Sewerage: $15,135,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,013,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,647,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,330,000
    Financial Administration: $10,229,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,502,000
    Financial Administration: $8,291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,953,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,656,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,059,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,593,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,529,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,869,000
    Health - Other: $3,797,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,746,000
    Health - Other: $3,727,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,315,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,901,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,225,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,764,000
    Education: $6,868,000
    Education: $6,036,000
    Other: $6,009,000
    Highways: $4,707,000
    Highways: $4,183,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,507,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,838,000
    Natural Resources: $83,000
    Natural Resources: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,935,000
    Interest on Debt: $37,376,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $17,805,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,101,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,967,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,518,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,524,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,362,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $17,726,000
    Education: $17,463,000
    Other: $870,000
    Other: $759,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $678,893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $666,143,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $663,623,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $660,648,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,117,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,142,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,268,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $45,700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $22,877,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,267,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,985,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $425,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $412,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $398,000
    Sale of Property: $383,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $328,000
    Rents: $278,000
    Rents: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $138,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,139,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    Solid Waste Management: $692,000
    Other Higher Education: $546,000
    Police Protection: $317,000
    Other Higher Education: $287,000
    General - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $63,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,111,000
    Cash and Securities: $288,312,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,199,000
    Water Utilities: $17,097,000
    Transit Utilities: $275,000
    Transit Utilities: $265,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,917,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,556,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $270,324,000
    Education: $256,853,000
    Other: $12,373,000
    Other: $11,338,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,434,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,274,000
    Transit Utilities: $626,000
    Transit Utilities: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $142,000
    General Local Government Support: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $341,919,000
    Property: $309,182,000
    Individual Income: $245,726,000
    Individual Income: $218,196,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,650,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $18,477,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,827,000
    Public Utility License: $2,458,000
    Public Utility License: $2,412,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,031,000
    Other License: $1,547,000
    Other License: $1,397,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $640,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $627,000
    Amusements Sales: $548,000
    Amusements Sales: $411,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $355,654,000
    : $339,574,000

Harford County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,899,000
    Cash and Securities: $31,025,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,498,000
    Sewerage: $24,070,000
    Higher Education - Other: $16,647,000
    Higher Education - Other: $15,559,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,132,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,795,000
    Other: $10,413,000
    Other: $9,221,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $7,407,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $5,460,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,672,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,361,000
    Regular Highways: $960,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $820,000
    Parks and Recreation: $617,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $427,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $416,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,133,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $31,308,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $505,279,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $474,313,000
    General - Other: $107,838,000
    General - Other: $76,767,000
    Police Protection: $67,065,000
    Regular Highways: $58,745,000
    Police Protection: $54,691,000
    Other Higher Education: $54,088,000
    Other Higher Education: $53,611,000
    Regular Highways: $48,208,000
    Water Utilities: $34,657,000
    Water Utilities: $33,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,038,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,331,000
    Sewerage: $18,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,501,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,879,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,147,000
    Sewerage: $15,135,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,013,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,647,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,330,000
    Financial Administration: $10,229,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,502,000
    Financial Administration: $8,291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,953,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,656,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,059,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,593,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,529,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,869,000
    Health - Other: $3,797,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,746,000
    Health - Other: $3,727,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,315,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,901,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,225,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,764,000
    Education: $6,868,000
    Education: $6,036,000
    Other: $6,009,000
    Highways: $4,707,000
    Highways: $4,183,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,507,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,838,000
    Natural Resources: $83,000
    Natural Resources: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,935,000
    Interest on Debt: $37,376,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $17,805,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,101,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,967,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,518,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,524,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,362,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $17,726,000
    Education: $17,463,000
    Other: $870,000
    Other: $759,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $678,893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $666,143,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $663,623,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $660,648,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,117,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,142,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,268,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $45,700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $22,877,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,267,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,985,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $425,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $412,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $398,000
    Sale of Property: $383,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $328,000
    Rents: $278,000
    Rents: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $138,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,139,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    Solid Waste Management: $692,000
    Other Higher Education: $546,000
    Police Protection: $317,000
    Other Higher Education: $287,000
    General - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $63,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,111,000
    Cash and Securities: $288,312,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,199,000
    Water Utilities: $17,097,000
    Transit Utilities: $275,000
    Transit Utilities: $265,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,917,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,556,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $270,324,000
    Education: $256,853,000
    Other: $12,373,000
    Other: $11,338,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,434,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,274,000
    Transit Utilities: $626,000
    Transit Utilities: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $142,000
    General Local Government Support: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $341,919,000
    Property: $309,182,000
    Individual Income: $245,726,000
    Individual Income: $218,196,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,650,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $18,477,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,827,000
    Public Utility License: $2,458,000
    Public Utility License: $2,412,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,031,000
    Other License: $1,547,000
    Other License: $1,397,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $640,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $627,000
    Amusements Sales: $548,000
    Amusements Sales: $411,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $355,654,000
    : $339,574,000

Harford County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,899,000
    Cash and Securities: $31,025,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,498,000
    Sewerage: $24,070,000
    Higher Education - Other: $16,647,000
    Higher Education - Other: $15,559,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,132,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,795,000
    Other: $10,413,000
    Other: $9,221,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $7,407,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $5,460,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,672,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,361,000
    Regular Highways: $960,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $820,000
    Parks and Recreation: $617,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $427,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $416,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,133,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $31,308,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $505,279,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $474,313,000
    General - Other: $107,838,000
    General - Other: $76,767,000
    Police Protection: $67,065,000
    Regular Highways: $58,745,000
    Police Protection: $54,691,000
    Other Higher Education: $54,088,000
    Other Higher Education: $53,611,000
    Regular Highways: $48,208,000
    Water Utilities: $34,657,000
    Water Utilities: $33,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,038,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,331,000
    Sewerage: $18,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,501,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,879,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,147,000
    Sewerage: $15,135,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,013,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,647,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,330,000
    Financial Administration: $10,229,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,502,000
    Financial Administration: $8,291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,953,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,656,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,059,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,593,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,529,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,869,000
    Health - Other: $3,797,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,746,000
    Health - Other: $3,727,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,315,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,901,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,225,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,764,000
    Education: $6,868,000
    Education: $6,036,000
    Other: $6,009,000
    Highways: $4,707,000
    Highways: $4,183,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,507,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,838,000
    Natural Resources: $83,000
    Natural Resources: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,935,000
    Interest on Debt: $37,376,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $17,805,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,101,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,967,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,518,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,524,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,362,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $17,726,000
    Education: $17,463,000
    Other: $870,000
    Other: $759,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $678,893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $666,143,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $663,623,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $660,648,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,117,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,142,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,268,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $45,700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $22,877,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,267,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,985,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $425,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $412,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $398,000
    Sale of Property: $383,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $328,000
    Rents: $278,000
    Rents: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $138,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,139,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    Solid Waste Management: $692,000
    Other Higher Education: $546,000
    Police Protection: $317,000
    Other Higher Education: $287,000
    General - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $63,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,111,000
    Cash and Securities: $288,312,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,199,000
    Water Utilities: $17,097,000
    Transit Utilities: $275,000
    Transit Utilities: $265,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,917,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,556,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $270,324,000
    Education: $256,853,000
    Other: $12,373,000
    Other: $11,338,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,434,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,274,000
    Transit Utilities: $626,000
    Transit Utilities: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $142,000
    General Local Government Support: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $341,919,000
    Property: $309,182,000
    Individual Income: $245,726,000
    Individual Income: $218,196,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,650,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $18,477,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,827,000
    Public Utility License: $2,458,000
    Public Utility License: $2,412,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,031,000
    Other License: $1,547,000
    Other License: $1,397,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $640,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $627,000
    Amusements Sales: $548,000
    Amusements Sales: $411,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $355,654,000
    : $339,574,000

Harford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,899,000
    Cash and Securities: $31,025,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,498,000
    Sewerage: $24,070,000
    Higher Education - Other: $16,647,000
    Higher Education - Other: $15,559,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,132,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,795,000
    Other: $10,413,000
    Other: $9,221,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $7,407,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $5,460,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,672,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,361,000
    Regular Highways: $960,000
    Parks and Recreation: $918,000
    Regular Highways: $820,000
    Parks and Recreation: $617,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $427,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $416,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,133,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $31,308,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $505,279,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $474,313,000
    General - Other: $107,838,000
    General - Other: $76,767,000
    Police Protection: $67,065,000
    Regular Highways: $58,745,000
    Police Protection: $54,691,000
    Other Higher Education: $54,088,000
    Other Higher Education: $53,611,000
    Regular Highways: $48,208,000
    Water Utilities: $34,657,000
    Water Utilities: $33,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,038,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,331,000
    Sewerage: $18,853,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,501,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,879,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,147,000
    Sewerage: $15,135,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,013,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,647,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,132,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,585,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,330,000
    Financial Administration: $10,229,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,502,000
    Financial Administration: $8,291,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,953,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,656,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,059,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,593,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,529,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,345,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,869,000
    Health - Other: $3,797,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,746,000
    Health - Other: $3,727,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,679,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,315,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,901,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,225,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,182,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,764,000
    Education: $6,868,000
    Education: $6,036,000
    Other: $6,009,000
    Highways: $4,707,000
    Highways: $4,183,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,507,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,838,000
    Natural Resources: $83,000
    Natural Resources: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,935,000
    Interest on Debt: $37,376,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $17,805,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,101,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,967,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,518,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,524,000
    Other - General - Other: $2,362,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $17,726,000
    Education: $17,463,000
    Other: $870,000
    Other: $759,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $678,893,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $666,143,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $663,623,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $660,648,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $157,117,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,142,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,268,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,518,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $45,700,000
    General Revenue - Other: $22,877,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,267,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,985,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $425,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $412,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $398,000
    Sale of Property: $383,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $328,000
    Rents: $278,000
    Rents: $221,000
    Sale of Property: $138,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,777,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,139,000
    Police Protection: $792,000
    Solid Waste Management: $692,000
    Other Higher Education: $546,000
    Police Protection: $317,000
    Other Higher Education: $287,000
    General - Other: $125,000
    Local Fire Protection: $111,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $63,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Transit Utilities: $9,000
    General - Other: $9,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    General Public Building: $1,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,111,000
    Cash and Securities: $288,312,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,199,000
    Water Utilities: $17,097,000
    Transit Utilities: $275,000
    Transit Utilities: $265,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,917,000
    Cash and Securities: $101,556,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $270,324,000
    Education: $256,853,000
    Other: $12,373,000
    Other: $11,338,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,434,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,274,000
    Transit Utilities: $626,000
    Transit Utilities: $432,000
    General Local Government Support: $142,000
    General Local Government Support: $61,000
  • Tax - Property: $341,919,000
    Property: $309,182,000
    Individual Income: $245,726,000
    Individual Income: $218,196,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,650,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $18,477,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,827,000
    Public Utility License: $2,458,000
    Public Utility License: $2,412,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,031,000
    Other License: $1,547,000
    Other License: $1,397,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $640,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $627,000
    Amusements Sales: $548,000
    Amusements Sales: $411,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $355,654,000
    : $339,574,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,343
  • Number of aged recipients: 225
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,118
  • Number of recipients under 18: 444
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,473
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 426
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 754
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,092
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 44 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 ORIGINATED1,547$240,5041,156$247,8158,266$234,708417$116,0624$5,687,500483$218,63444$98,182
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED67$224,000104$281,567649$234,51963$46,4760$035$175,48614$92,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED152$247,664145$190,4282,386$245,049196$63,2355$5,811,000127$180,82762$78,645
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN164$246,085162$236,9881,760$251,45261$129,4750$069$175,5076$155,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS29$216,69020$261,000470$251,54920$117,6000$035$261,3143$114,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 43 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED160$274,463153$286,3140$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$324,41050$276,1004$195,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$244,23840$261,8000$01$247,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$293,00022$288,8640$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$352,1671$288,0001$54,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harford, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harford, MD - Value
Most common first names in Harford County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John68274.6 years
William67574.3 years
Mary63379.6 years
James48772.4 years
Charles44573.9 years
Robert41770.7 years
George33875.5 years
Margaret32381.0 years
Helen30980.5 years
Joseph30075.7 years
Most common last names in Harford County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20476.1 years
Johnson17472.8 years
Jones16274.4 years
Brown13674.0 years
Miller12176.0 years
Williams10474.6 years
Taylor9773.2 years
Wilson8576.7 years
Hall8574.1 years
Davis8073.3 years
Businesses in Harford County, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven17Lane Bryant1
ALDI1Lane Furniture1
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza3
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts4Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott3
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets23
Arby's2Mazda2
AutoZone2McDonald's10
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Motherhood Maternity1
Barnes & Noble1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins3New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike14
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King10Pac Sun1
CVS5Panera Bread2
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza4
Chevrolet1Payless2
Chick-Fil-A1Penske2
Chipotle1PetSmart2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut7
Clarion1Popeyes1
Cold Stone Creamery2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
ColorTyme1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack3
Cricket Wireless3Ramada1
Curves3Red Lobster1
DHL1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen1Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn2Rite Aid11
Deb1Ruby Tuesday2
Decora Cabinetry4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dennys1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza3Sears2
DressBarn2Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn2Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts8Sprint Nextel2
Extended Stay America1Staples1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks7
FedEx27Subaru1
Finish Line1Subway14
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Super 83
Ford2T-Mobile6
GNC10T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop3T.J.Maxx1
Giant2Taco Bell4
Goodwill3Talbots1
H&R Block7Target3
Hilton1The Room Place2
Holiday Inn3Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1Travelodge1
Home Depot3True Value5
Hot Topic1U-Haul12
Hyundai1UPS27
JoS. A. Bank1Vans1
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless2
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC4Vons1
Kincaid1Waffle House4
Kohl's2Walgreens6
Kroger1Walmart2
La Quinta2Wendy's6
La-Z-Boy1Wingate1

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"