Nationwide Claims to Fame

Baltimore is 20th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Baltimore is 26th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Baltimore is 27th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Baltimore is 31st out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Baltimore is 34th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Baltimore is 1st in Maryland out of 133 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Baltimore is 1st in Maryland out of 145 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Baltimore is 1st in Maryland out of 147 other cities in Retail sales

Baltimore is 1st in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Households

Baltimore is 1st in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Housing units

Baltimore is 1st in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Size in square miles

Baltimore is 1st in Maryland out of 41 other cities in Current population (2012)

Baltimore is 8th in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Income below poverty line

Baltimore is 11th in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Current population (2012) 621,342 1st 5,884,563 313,914,040
Size in square miles 80.9 1st 9,707.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 7,671.5 11th 594.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 96th 6.2% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.5% 159th 22.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.7% 83rd 13.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.5% 175th 88.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.8% 136th 36.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Race - White 29.6% 142nd 60.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 63.7% 37th 30.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 45th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.3% 122nd 6.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 119th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 155th 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.2% 126th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 28.0% 136th 53.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Female residents 52.9% 53rd 51.6% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.2% 130th 13.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Housing units 296,685 1st 2,391,350 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 32.8% 63rd 25.4% 25.9%
Households 238,959 1st 2,128,377 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 49.5% 163rd 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $163,700 187th $319,800 $186,200
People per household 2.5 140th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Income per capita $23,853 170th $35,751 $27,915
Income per household $40,100 184th $72,419 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.4% 8th 9.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Baltimore Rank Maryland US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 42,307 1st 528,112 27,092,908
Retail sales $4,348,797 1st $75,664,186 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,793 33rd $13,429 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $1,434,689 1st $10,758,428 $613,795,732

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