Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area MD Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,841,753
Daytime Population: Workers 1,424,438
Daytime Population: Residents 1,374,760
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,799,198
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 2,771,456
Population in Familes 2,207,408
Population in Group Qrtrs 70,297
Population Density2 1,092
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $72,048
Average Household Income $96,467
Per Capita Income $37,177


Total Housing Units 1,181,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 697,941 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 380,887 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 102,916 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $302,380
Average Home Value $361,999


Total Households 1,078,828
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 700,956
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.64%
Households 0.52% 0.57%
Families 0.43% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.27%