What is the current population of Baltimore?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Baltimore is 593,490. Baltimore, Maryland is the 30th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Baltimore?

The peak population of Baltimore was in 1950, when its population was 949,708. In 1950, Baltimore was the 6th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 30th largest city in the US. Baltimore is currently 37.5% smaller than it was in 1950.

How quickly is Baltimore shrinking?

Baltimore has shrunk 8.5% since the year 2000. Baltimore, Maryland's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Is Baltimore the biggest city in Maryland?

Yes, Baltimore is the biggest city in the state of Maryland based on population. Baltimore is also the only city in Maryland that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.

Baltimore, Maryland Border Map

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 593,490 30
2018 602,495 30
2017 611,648 30
2016 614,664 30
2015 621,849 29
2014 622,793 26
2013 622,104 26
2012 621,342 26
2011 620,216 23
2010 620,961 21
2009 637,418 21
2008 638,091 20
2007 640,150 20
2006 640,961 20
2005 640,064 18
2004 641,004 18
2003 642,324 18
2002 642,246 18
2001 645,253 18
2000 648,654 18
1990 736,014 12
1980 786,775 10
1970 905,759 7
1960 939,024 6
1950 949,708 6
1940 859,100 7
1930 804,874 8
1920 733,826 8
1910 558,485 7
1900 508,957 6
1890 434,439 7
1880 332,313 7
1870 267,354 6
1860 212,418 4
1850 169,054 2
1840 102,313 2

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
20 Washington, District of Columbia 705,749 23.4%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 692,600 17.3%
22 El Paso, Texas 681,728 20.7%
23 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 670,820 22.8%
24 Detroit, Michigan 670,031 -29.1%
25 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 655,057 29.0%
26 Portland, Oregon 654,741 23.5%
27 Las Vegas, Nevada 651,319 34.4%
28 Memphis, Tennessee 651,073 -5.6%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 617,638 11.4%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 593,490 -8.5%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 590,157 -1.1%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 560,513 24.4%
33 Tucson, Arizona 548,073 11.9%
34 Fresno, California 531,576 23.4%
35 Mesa, Arizona 518,012 28.5%
36 Sacramento, California 513,624 25.5%
37 Atlanta, Georgia 506,811 20.2%
38 Kansas City, Missouri 495,327 11.9%
39 Colorado Springs, Colorado 478,221 32.0%
40 Omaha, Nebraska 478,192 16.6%

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