Baltimore employment information

Income per capita$25,062$36,670$28,555
Median household income$41,819$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,366$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,378$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$33,259$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$30,152$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate8.6%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level24.2%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Baltimore is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Baltimore is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Baltimore is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Baltimore is 55% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Baltimore median earnings by income bracket

Baltimore employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector7.0%0.1%
Financial & insurance services3.2%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%9.7%
Public administration8.3%10.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%2.9%
Education, health & social services18.8%42.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fairwood, MD5,249$156,477193%
Scaggsville, MD9,204$143,426168%
Severna Park, MD38,177$121,710128%
Gambrills, MD2,619$118,640122%
Hampton, MD4,968$117,663120%
Baltimore, MD622,271$41,81922%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nashville, TN624,261$46,75813%
Washington, DC633,736$69,23529%
Denver, CO633,777$51,8003%
Seattle, WA637,850$67,36526%
Louisville, KY605,762$44,80616%
Baltimore, MD622,271$41,81922%
Source: The Baltimore, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.