Baltimore, MD

614,664 Population
80.9 square miles 7,593.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
10.2%
was 10.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in MD
Population Density
7,593.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.3%
was 43.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.1%
was 7.1%
Ranked 10th Highest in MD
Percent Under 18
21.0%
was 21.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in MD
Percent 65 and Over
12.9%
was 12.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in MD

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.4
was 7.7
Ranked 8th Lowest in MD
Percent Living in Poverty
21.9%
was 23.3%
Ranked 10th Lowest in MD
Median Household Income
$44,262
was $42,266
Ranked 10th Highest in MD
Gini Income Distribution
 
52.1
52.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
55.4
was 37.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,535.9
was 1,401.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,980.4
was 4,944.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
297,628
was 295,773
Ranked 1st Highest in MD
Median Rent
$999
was $917
Ranked 10th Highest in MD
Total Building Permits
1,257
was 730
 
Occupied Housing Units
240,761
was 244,114
 
Homeownership Rate
45.7%
was 46.2%
Ranked 9th Highest in MD
Single Family Building Permits
220
was 164
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,677.0
was 3,654.1
Ranked 2nd Highest in MD
Rental Vacancy Rate
30.3%
was 28.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in MD
Multifamily Building Permits
1,037
was 566
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
Ranked 9th Highest in MD
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.2
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.0
was 1.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.0%
was 96.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in MD
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.3%
Ranked 5th Highest in MD
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.0%
was 99.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MD

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.0%
was 81.8%
Ranked 10th Highest in MD
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.8%
was 28.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in MD

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