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Baltimore city, Maryland

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Baltimore city, Maryland
Persons in poverty, percent
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 593,490
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 620,770
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -4.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 620,961
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 29,268
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 8.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 47.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $156,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,448
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $544
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,051
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 238,436
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.48
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 83.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 9.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 84.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 72.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 31.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 11.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 61.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 59.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,607,810
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 11,349,171
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,043,278
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 7,954,322
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,647,668
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,871
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 31.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $48,840
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $29,700
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 50,735
Men-owned firms, 2012 21,952
Women-owned firms, 2012 24,599
Minority-owned firms, 2012 27,673
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 20,782
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 4,216
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 43,918
Population per square mile, 2010 7,671.5
Land area in square miles, 2010 80.94
FIPS Code 2404000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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