Baltimore demographics profile

StatisticBaltimoreMarylandNational
Population621,0005,959,902318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,67247491
Median age34.738.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English91%82%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%
Baltimore, MD has a population of 621,000 and is the 26th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,672 per sq mi which is 1518% higher than the Maryland average and 8368% higher than the national average. The median age in Baltimore is 35 which is approximately 9% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Baltimore, 36% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 67% of Baltimore residents were born in Maryland, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Baltimore is 1518% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Baltimore is 9% lower than Maryland.
  • In Baltimore 30.26% of the population is White.
  • In Baltimore 62.99% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Baltimore 2.53% of the population is Asian.

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Baltimore population breakdown by race

RaceBaltimoreMarylandNational
White30.26%57.19%73.35%
Black or African American62.99%29.63%12.63%
Asian2.53%6.08%5.22%
American Indian0.29%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.06%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.26%3.12%3.06%
Other race1.62%3.67%4.75%
In Baltimore, 4.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Baltimore, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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