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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Baltimore is 622,271, which is 4.44% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 11.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Baltimore population density is 6,760.06 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 474.59 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Baltimore is black, which represent 63.05% of the total population. The average Baltimore education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 622,271. #1

Population Growth Since 2000, #280

Baltimore, MD

Population Density, #21

Baltimore, MD
6,760.06 per square mile
474.59 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:188,380 (30.27%, #449)
Black:392,312 (63.05%, #50)
Hispanic:27,751 (4.46%, #214)
Asian:15,530 (2.50%, #192)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,324 (0.37%, #92)
One Race, Other:9,540 (1.53%, see rank)
Two or More Races:14,185 (2.28%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:8,159 (29.40%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:3,934 (14.18%, see rank)
Cuban:1,027 (3.70%, see rank)
Central American:9,047 (32.60%, see rank)
South American:3,138 (11.31%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:2,782 (17.91%, see rank)
Chinese:3,784 (24.37%, see rank)
Filipino:1,881 (12.11%, see rank)
Japanese:293 (1.89%, see rank)
Korean:2,320 (14.94%, see rank)
Vietnamese:650 (4.19%, see rank)
Asian, Other:3,820 (24.60%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

543,670 (87.37%) out of the total population of 622,271 reported first ancestry.

 Baltimore, MD% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Arab2,5630.41%, see rank0.48%0.56%
Czech1,5310.25%, see rank0.38%0.47%
Danish5610.09%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch3,6170.58%, see rank0.86%1.40%
English21,6693.48%, see rank7.82%8.02%
French5,9160.95%, see rank1.89%3.34%
German45,7967.36%, see rank14.69%15.03%
Greek2,4280.39%, see rank0.59%0.41%
Hungarian1,9190.31%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish39,3976.33%, see rank11.24%10.80%
Italian19,7753.18%, see rank5.21%5.52%
Norwegian1,9600.31%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish15,0792.42%, see rank3.31%3.01%
Portuguese5790.09%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian6,3381.02%, see rank1.33%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2,2180.36%, see rank0.75%0.99%
Scottish4,8980.79%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African23,9043.84%, see rank3.62%0.95%
Swedish2,5240.41%, see rank0.58%1.27%
Swiss9510.15%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian1,0650.17%, see rank0.37%0.31%
American14,2112.28%, see rank5.14%7.12%
Welsh1,8040.29%, see rank0.63%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 293,295 (47.13%, see rank)
Females: 328,976 (52.87%, see rank)

Baltimore, MD
Male: 47.13%
Female: 52.87%
Male: 48.43%
Female: 51.57%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Baltimore, MD
34.50 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Baltimore, MD
33.10 years old
36.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Baltimore, MD
35.80 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Baltimore, MD% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Under 5 years41,6856.70%, see rank6.24%6.36%
5 to 9 years36,0445.79%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years34,1335.49%, see rank6.41%6.59%
15 to 19 years39,6706.38%, see rank6.73%6.85%
20 to 24 years53,7658.64%, see rank6.84%7.13%
25 to 34 years109,96617.67%, see rank13.60%13.47%
35 to 44 years75,15912.08%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years84,55713.59%, see rank15.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years73,14111.75%, see rank12.50%12.29%
65 to 74 years40,7206.54%, see rank7.33%7.64%
75 to 84 23,9263.84%, see rank3.88%4.25%
85 years and over9,5051.53%, see rank1.77%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Baltimore, MDMarylandU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population416,974, 100%3,973,193209,056,129
Less Than High School79,508, 19.07%, see rank11.00%13.67%
High School Graduate123,879, 29.71%, see rank25.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree98,166, 23.54%, see rank25.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree60,945, 14.62%, see rank20.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree54,476, 13.06%, see rank17.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.21, see rank14.0813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Baltimore, MD MarylandU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten18,91174.65%25.35%64.27%35.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)54,90087.10%, see rank12.90%, see rank86.64%13.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)28,20387.27%, see rank12.73%, see rank86.03%13.97%90.60%9.40%
College44,09165.02%, see rank34.98%, see rank79.98%20.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School17,44453.51%, see rank46.49%, see rank59.21%40.79%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Baltimore, MDMarylandU.S.
Total Households242,212, 100%2,155,983116,211,092
Average Household Size2.47, see rank2.672.63
1 Person Households94,391, 38.97%, see rank26.95%27.57%
2 or More Person Households147,821, 61.03%, see rank73.05%72.43%
Family Households (Families)125,948, 52.00%, see rank67.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.53, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family58,267, 24.06%, see rank47.68%48.42%
Nonfamily Households116,264, 48.00%, see rank32.93%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Baltimore, MD%MarylandU.S.
15 Years and Over Total510,409see rank4,772,468252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over236,510100%, see rank2,282,784123,281,364
Never Married126,90053.66%, see rank37.18%35.77%
Married78,44433.17%, see rank52.02%52.04%
Widowed7,3453.11%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced23,82110.07%, see rank8.29%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over273,899100%, see rank2,489,684129,692,771
Never Married137,70850.28%, see rank32.67%29.48%
Married77,64428.35%, see rank47.39%49.19%
Widowed27,0409.87%, see rank8.75%9.16%
Divorced31,50711.50%, see rank11.19%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Baltimore, MD%MarylandU.S.
Native575,62092.50%, see rank85.78%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence420,69067.61%, see rank47.61%58.73%
Born in Different State148,98623.94%, see rank36.82%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
5,9440.96%, see rank1.35%1.42%
Foreign Born46,6517.50%, see rank14.22%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship17,5602.82%, see rank6.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship29,0914.67%, see rank7.47%7.09%
Born In Europe5,9890.96%, see rank1.46%1.53%
Born In Asia12,7932.06%, see rank4.70%3.82%
Born In Africa6,2831.01%, see rank2.22%0.55%
Born In Oceania2740.04%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America20,4943.29%, see rank5.64%6.83%
Born In Northern America8180.13%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Baltimore, MD%MarylandU.S.
English216,43689.36%, see rank82.42%79.39%
Spanish9,5623.95%, see rank6.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8,7293.60%, see rank5.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4,2691.76%, see rank3.81%3.36%
Other3,2161.33%, see rank1.96%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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