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, 2016)


Total Population 2,812,758
Population in Households 2,743,391
Population in Familes 2,186,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 69,367
Population Density1 1,081
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 1,071,572
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 696,305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,175,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 689,274 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 382,298 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 103,869 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $289,758
Average Home Value $355,392


Median Household Income $70,130
Average Household Income $93,448
Per Capita Income $36,147
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.68%
Households 0.5% 0.62%
Families 0.39% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.