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Baltimore, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $154,400 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Baltimore:

$154,400
Maryland:

$312,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,700 - $249,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $309,917
Here:

$309,917
State:

$424,848

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,682
Here:

$180,682
State:

$250,809

In 2-unit structures: $309,333
Here:

$309,333
State:

$363,922

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $719,438
Here:

$719,438
State:

$334,616

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,609
Here:

$282,609
State:

$242,023

Mobile homes: $1,488,583
Here:

$1,488,583
State:

$67,329

Baltimore,MD index of house prices

Total population: 622,793 (All urban)

Houses: 294,534 (240,280 occupied: 113,940 owner occupied, 126,340 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

33%

Housing density: 3,645 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $141,922.

Median contract rent in 2017: $818 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $1,050)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,124


Median gross rent in Baltimore, MD in 2017: $996

Housing units in Baltimore with a mortgage: 76,135 (1,899 second mortgage, 6,628 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 37,805

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,726

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,601

Median monthly housing costs: $1,070


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Baltimore, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1941

Median year apartment built: 1953

Household type by relationship:

Households: 611,648
  • In family households: 428,862 (43,815 male householders, 77,148 female householders)
    57,295 spouses, 168,754 children (159,772 natural, 4,085 adopted, 4,897 stepchildren), 29,313 grandchildren, 8,287 brothers or sisters, 9,318 parents, 16,989 other relatives, 17,943 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 158,115 (55,547 male householders (42,484 living alone)), 63,770 female householders (53,668 living alone)), 38,798 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 24,671

Size of family households: 54,494 2-persons, 29,304 3-persons, 21,096 4-persons, 9,464 5-persons, 3,852 6-persons, 2,753 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 96,152 1-person, 17,852 2-persons, 3,726 3-persons, 1,095 4-persons, 451 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

39,604 married couples with children.
58,877 single-parent households (10,004 men, 48,873 women).

89.7% of residents of Baltimore speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 53,519 (8.7%)
(41.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 354no bedroom
  • 2,8701 bedroom
  • 22,1412 bedrooms
  • 65,6143 bedrooms
  • 15,5114 bedrooms
  • 7,4505+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 7,922no bedroom
  • 41,7151 bedroom
  • 40,1972 bedrooms
  • 29,3713 bedrooms
  • 5,3274 bedrooms
  • 1,8085+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 12,829no vehicle
  • 50,6331 vehicle
  • 37,8942 vehicles
  • 9,1623 vehicles
  • 2,7184 vehicles
  • 7045+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Baltimore in renter-occupied apartments
  • 58,018no vehicle
  • 47,0111 vehicle
  • 17,5532 vehicles
  • 3,2213 vehicles
  • 3864 vehicles
  • 1515+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 3541 room
  • 3282 rooms
  • 2,0503 rooms
  • 7,8094 rooms
  • 13,8055 rooms
  • 34,7186 rooms
  • 25,9437 rooms
  • 12,1718 rooms
  • 16,7629+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 6,6051 room
  • 6,9212 rooms
  • 27,4473 rooms
  • 29,3474 rooms
  • 20,5625 rooms
  • 20,3146 rooms
  • 8,6537 rooms
  • 3,7318 rooms
  • 2,7609+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Baltimore, MD
  • Baltimore, MD household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Baltimore, MD in 2017
  • 30,083Less than $10,000
  • 26,767$10,000 to $19,999
  • 24,850$20,000 to $29,999
  • 23,500$30,000 to $39,999
  • 20,228$40,000 to $49,999
  • 17,385$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21,058$60,000 to $74,999
  • 23,431$75,000 to $99,999
  • 17,230$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10,995$125,000 to $149,999
  • 12,723$150,000 to $199,999
  • 12,030$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Baltimore, MD

  • Distribution of house value in Baltimore, MD in 2017
  • 965Less than $10,000
  • 608$10,000 to $14,999
  • 713$15,000 to $19,999
  • 721$20,000 to $24,999
  • 664$25,000 to $29,999
  • 911$30,000 to $34,999
  • 986$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,400$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,050$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,460$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4,727$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4,381$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5,780$90,000 to $99,999
  • 14,019$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10,544$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11,585$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6,503$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12,619$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8,817$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8,412$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4,228$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,155$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,402$750,000 to $999,999
  • 667$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 223$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 400$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Baltimore, MD

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Baltimore, MD in 2017
  • 3,293Less than $100
  • 3,159$100 to $149
  • 3,382$150 to $199
  • 6,015$200 to $249
  • 2,413$250 to $299
  • 2,344$300 to $349
  • 1,394$350 to $399
  • 1,498$400 to $449
  • 1,655$450 to $499
  • 3,115$500 to $549
  • 3,120$550 to $599
  • 4,302$600 to $649
  • 4,328$650 to $699
  • 4,512$700 to $749
  • 6,752$750 to $799
  • 13,736$800 to $899
  • 10,615$900 to $999
  • 20,594$1,000 to $1,249
  • 12,945$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8,573$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3,164$2,000 to $2,499
  • 889$2,500 to $2,999
  • 382$3,000 to $3,499
  • 413$3,500 or more
  • 3,747No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 61.2%
Number of people working at home: 12,109 (4.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 3,755
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 11,766
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 22,694
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 36,229
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 42,606
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 19,170
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 53,579
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8,007
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 11,325
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 20,698
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 20,720
  • 90 or more minutes: 14,922
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Baltimore

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 266,068 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 29,062 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36,923 (10%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 631 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9,654 (3%)
  • Railroad: 2,513 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 291 (0%)
  • Taxi: 5,414 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 3,139 (1%)
  • Walked: 18,725 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 12,109 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.9%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 1.2%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 2.7%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 17,7722010 or later
  • 16,1072000 to 2009
  • 9,5871990 to 1999
  • 6,9751980 to 1989
  • 4,1721970 to 1979
  • 4,434Before 1970
Ancestries in Baltimore, MD

First ancestries reported:

  • African: 21,840 (5.1%)
  • German: 9,338 (2.2%)
  • American: 9,053 (2.1%)
  • Irish: 8,138 (1.9%)
  • Italian: 5,744 (1.3%)
  • English: 4,660 (1.1%)
  • Polish: 4,655 (1.1%)
  • European: 3,883 (0.9%)
  • Jamaican: 3,573 (0.8%)
  • Nigerian: 1,890 (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 1,800 (0.4%)
  • Russian: 1,776 (0.4%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 1,759 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 1,442 (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 1,072 (0.3%)
  • British: 985 (0.2%)
  • Liberian: 942 (0.2%)
  • French: 923 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 741 (0.2%)
  • West Indian: 713 (0.2%)
  • Haitian: 670 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 666 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 637 (0.1%)
  • Ethiopian: 625 (0.1%)
  • Moroccan: 558 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 533 (0.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 531 (0.1%)
  • Sudanese: 411 (0.10%)
  • Swedish: 409 (0.10%)
  • Lithuanian: 407 (0.10%)
  • Senegalese: 403 (0.09%)
  • Norwegian: 324 (0.08%)
  • Kenyan: 311 (0.07%)
  • Serbian: 296 (0.07%)
  • Welsh: 271 (0.06%)
  • Egyptian: 269 (0.06%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 257 (0.06%)
  • French Canadian: 257 (0.06%)
  • Romanian: 235 (0.05%)
  • Iraqi: 212 (0.05%)
  • Brazilian: 209 (0.05%)
  • Czech: 205 (0.05%)
  • Northern European: 199 (0.05%)
  • Danish: 189 (0.04%)
  • Lebanese: 183 (0.04%)
  • British West Indian: 183 (0.04%)
  • Turkish: 171 (0.04%)
  • Austrian: 169 (0.04%)
  • Guyanese: 168 (0.04%)
  • Portuguese: 164 (0.04%)
  • Ghanaian: 150 (0.04%)
  • Slovak: 134 (0.03%)
  • Israeli: 115 (0.03%)
  • Barbadian: 99 (0.02%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 91 (0.02%)
  • Arab: 90 (0.02%)
  • Scandinavian: 85 (0.02%)
  • Bermudan: 78 (0.02%)
  • Canadian: 74 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 56 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 53 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 53 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 52 (0.01%)
  • Armenian: 46 (0.01%)
  • Cypriot: 45 (0.01%)
  • Swiss: 44 (0.01%)
  • Syrian: 44 (0.01%)
  • Albanian: 42 (0.01%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 42 (0.01%)
  • Slavic: 40 (0.01%)
  • Ugandan: 37 (0.01%)
  • South African: 33 (0.01%)
  • Afghan: 32 (0.01%)
  • Croatian: 31 (0.01%)
  • Slovene: 30 (0.01%)
  • Yugoslavian: 27 (0.01%)
  • Estonian: 26 (0.01%)
  • Cajun: 22 (0.01%)

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

Jamaica
Baltimore:

6.6% (3,375)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Baltimore:

6.1% (3,162)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Trinidad and Tobago
Baltimore:

5.0% (2,591)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
Baltimore:

4.7% (2,415)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

India
Baltimore:

4.6% (2,393)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Baltimore:

4.6% (2,373)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Baltimore:

4.1% (2,117)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Baltimore:

3.9% (1,995)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
Baltimore:

3.4% (1,747)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Nigeria
Baltimore:

3.3% (1,698)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Nepal
Baltimore:

3.3% (1,692)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Pakistan
Baltimore:

2.9% (1,517)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Other Western Africa
Baltimore:

2.6% (1,361)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Baltimore:

2.5% (1,292)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Dominican Republic
Baltimore:

2.3% (1,163)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Liberia
Baltimore:

1.9% (968)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Ecuador
Baltimore:

1.5% (786)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 395,745
  • Other state: 155,488
  • Northeast: 60,137
  • Midwest: 15,831
  • South: 69,234
  • West: 10,286

85.0% of Baltimore residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.4% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54.5% lived in Maryland.


Baltimore:

85.0%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,863
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,052
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,645
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,508
  • 9th grade: 3,440
  • 10th grade: 6,549
  • 11th grade: 4,796
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5,610
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 61,773
  • Less than 1 year of college: 8,073
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 26,541
  • Associate degree: 7,948
  • Bachelor's degree: 30,571
  • Master's degree: 16,526
  • Professional school degree: 6,670
  • Doctorate degree: 5,728
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,175
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 809
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,567
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,044
  • 9th grade: 3,518
  • 10th grade: 7,292
  • 11th grade: 8,557
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5,404
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 63,276
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,880
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 33,897
  • Associate degree: 13,933
  • Bachelor's degree: 33,575
  • Master's degree: 25,891
  • Professional school degree: 7,015
  • Doctorate degree: 4,556
Educational Attainment for Females
Baltimore marital status for males
Baltimore marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 39,123
  • One, attached: 158,580
  • Two: 13,438
  • 3 or 4: 16,719
  • 5 to 9: 17,210
  • 10 to 19: 11,680
  • 20 to 49: 7,010
  • 50 or more: 30,544
  • Mobile homes: 204
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 26

Median worth of mobile homes: $75,006

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 6.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 8.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Baltimore
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Baltimore, MD
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Electricity
  • 8.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Baltimore, MD
  • 55.6%Utility gas
  • 39.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,129
Here:

11.4%
Maryland:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,254
Here:

11.9%
Maryland:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12,138
Here:

31.1%
Maryland:

18.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
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