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The City of Baltimore is the largest city in Maryland with a population of 607,273 as of July 1, 2021. 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 39.2904 and longitude -76.6122 in Baltimore (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Baltimore 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 36 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.
The City of Baltimore is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Baltimore (city) County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Baltimore: Baltemore Town, Baltimore City, Charm City, Jonas Town, Jones Town, Jonestown, Old Town, Oldtown.
|Total Population||607,273 (100%)|
|Population in Households||580,660 (95.6%)|
|Population in Families||404,644 (66.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||26,613 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,417|
|Average Household Income||$78,529|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,919|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||296,685 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||123,940 (41.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||121,313 (40.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||51,432 (17.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$199,464|
|Average Home Value||$269,552|
|Housing Affordability Index3||122|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.45%|
|Per Capita Income||2.28%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.04%|
The table below compares Baltimore to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 15||97th|
|Median Household Income||# 469||10th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 132||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 356||31st|
|Diversity Index||# 125||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.