Baltimore Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Baltimore is 576,498. 22.91% is under 18, while 14.78% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.95% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.91% were 18 years or younger and 27.58% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 53.07% female and 46.93% male.

Baltimore Housing

According to the US Census, Baltimore has 293,487 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Baltimore was 86.67%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $193,100

Baltimore Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and White Alone constitute 85.62% of Baltimore's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 4.79% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 3.62% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.25%

Black Or African American Alone57.79%
White Alone27.83%
Some Other Race Alone4.79%
Asian Alone3.62%
White Black Or African American1.25%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.39%

How Educated is Baltimore

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 19.3% of Baltimore residents had a bachelor's degree, while 18.5% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 37.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Baltimore CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher84.5%
Some College Or Associates Degree34.6%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher27.8%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency26.6%
Bachelors Degree19.3%
Some College No Degree18.6%

Average Income in Baltimore

The median household income in Baltimore is $54,652. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $54,652.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $68,178 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $108,699.

A closer examination of the income groups of Baltimore households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $75,000 and $99,999 (11.5%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (7.1%). 11.2% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$108,699
Nonfamily households$42,065