Baltimore County MD Information


Baltimore County Subdivisions

Baltimore County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 813,493
Population in Households 792,390
Population in Familes 627,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 21,103
Population Density1 1,360
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 319,659
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 205,137
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 339,899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207,667 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 111,992 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,240 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $255,422
Average Home Value $313,990


Median Household Income $63,379
Average Household Income $85,393
Per Capita Income $34,006
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.47%
Households 0.22% 0.45%
Families 0.0% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.09%
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.


Baltimore County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baltimore County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 92nd
Population Density1 # 4 88th
Diversity Index2 # 5 83rd
Median Household Income # 13 50th
Per Capita Income # 12 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.