The City of Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland with a population of 620,218 as of July 1, 2015. Baltimore ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Baltimore is located at latitude 39.3 and longitude -76.6105 in Baltimore (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Baltimore (see map below) encompass a land area of 80.94 sq. miles and a water area of 11.11 sq. miles. Baltimore (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.
The City of Baltimore has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baltimore population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Baltimore: Baltemore Town, Baltimore City, Charm City, Jonas Town, Jones Town, Jonestown, Old Town, Oldtown.
|Population in Households||594,909|
|Population in Familes||416,501|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||25,309|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||301,471 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||112,966 (37.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||138,467 (45.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||50,038 (16.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$208,687|
|Average Home Value||$252,405|
|Median Household Income||$39,306|
|Average Household Income||$56,463|
|Per Capita Income||$23,599|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.95%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Baltimore to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density1||# 14||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 122||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 481||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 415||20th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.