Maryland Demographic Data

Maryland Demographic Summary

  • Population: 5,884,563
  • Area: 12,405.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 9,705.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2,700.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 474.37 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 119.09 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Maryland Heat Map by County Population

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Maryland Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
3,098,670
51.5%
50.8
Male
2,917,770
48.5%
49.2
Total Population
6,016,450
 
 

Maryland Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
362,895
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
376,707
6.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
374,531
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
385,317
6.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
394,489
6.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
832,284
13.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
765,502
12.7% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
854,684
14.2% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
421,724
7.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
371,866
6.2% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
518,401
8.6% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
247,593
4.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
110,454
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,670,300
77.6%
77.2
Female
2,442,110
52.3%
51.3%
Male
2,228,180
47.7%
48.7%
21 Years and over
4,441,570
73.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
1,094,990
18.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
876,448
14.6%
15.2
Female
498,136
56.8%
55.8%
Male
378,312
43.2%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
39
0.0%
0.0

Maryland Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,815,410
96.7% 
96.8
White
3,397,260
56.5% 
72.6
Black or African American
1,793,590
29.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
15,234
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
376,518
6.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
96,685
1.6% 
1.2
Chinese
85,000
1.4% 
1.3
Filipino
42,758
0.7% 
0.9
Japanese
8,758
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
51,068
0.8% 
0.4
Vietnamese
34,103
0.6% 
0.6
Other Asian
58,146
1.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,480
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
734
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
594
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
322
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
830
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
230,326
3.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
201,041
3.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
586,730
9.8% 
17.8
Mexican
94,869
1.6% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
50,543
0.8% 
1.7
Cuban
14,880
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
426,438
7.1% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,429,720
90.2% 
82.2

Maryland Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
166,606
4.0% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
240,623
5.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,046,470
25.4% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
779,195
18.9% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
268,485
6.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
860,491
20.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
760,638
18.5% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
407,229
9.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
3,715,279
90.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,621,129
39.4%
31.2

Maryland Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,753,358
35.8%
33.7
Now Married
2,274,270
46.4%
47.5
Divorced
493,882
10.1%
11.0
Separated
108,792
2.2%
2.0
Widowed
272,008
5.5%
5.8

Maryland Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,584,480
81.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,069,070
18.9%
21.6%
Spanish
467,743
8.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
257,410
4.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
214,521
3.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
129,394
2.3%
1.1%

Maryland Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
114,351
5.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
63,035
2.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
142,694
6.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
146,747
6.7%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
222,749
10.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
359,851
16.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
296,394
13.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
408,574
18.6%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
208,856
9.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
231,406
10.5%
6.4
Median household income
78,945
 
57,617
Per capita income
38,662
 
31,128

Maryland Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
15,248
0.5%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
258,235
8.4%
9.8
Construction
199,262
6.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
737,290
24.0%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
190,298
6.2%
6.6
Information
65,548
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
133,461
4.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
167,596
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
478,550
15.6%
11.4
Public administration
331,019
10.8%
4.6
Retail trade
295,918
9.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
147,161
4.8%
5.2
Wholesale trade
54,337
1.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
236,850
7.7%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,387,510
45.1%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
249,380
8.1%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
664,309
21.6%
23.3
Service occupations
535,872
17.4%
18.1

Maryland Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
3,044,990
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,247,710
73.8%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
273,968
9.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
258,950
8.5%
5.1
Walked
74,847
2.5%
2.7
Other means
45,104
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
144,409
4.7%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.8
 
26.6

Maryland Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
199,626
9.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
713,110
32.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
804,624
36.7%
37.1
3 or more
477,297
21.7%
21.0

Maryland Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,194,660
89.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
1,445,950
65.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
748,704
34.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
252,554
10.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Maryland Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,447,210
1 room
41,194
1.7%
2.4
2 rooms
47,154
1.9%
2.7
3 rooms
182,020
7.4%
9.1
4 rooms
315,861
12.9%
16.5
5 rooms
347,834
14.2%
19.8
6 rooms
410,379
16.8%
17.8
7 rooms
333,828
13.6%
12.0
8 rooms
279,693
11.4%
8.6
9 rooms or more
489,248
20.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Maryland Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,447,210
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
1,252,360
51.2%
61.5
1-unit, attached
530,167
21.7%
5.9
2-units
37,393
1.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
53,787
2.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
118,632
4.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
201,188
8.2%
4.4
20 or more units
218,748
8.9%
9.0
Mobile home
33,674
1.4%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,267
0.1%
0.1

Maryland Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
296,217
12.1%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
127,816
5.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
279,579
11.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
277,433
11.3%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
357,167
14.6%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
377,081
15.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
344,529
14.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Maryland Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
964,198
43.9%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
74,399
3.4%
4.7
Electricity
907,586
41.4%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
196,298
8.9%
4.8
Coal or coke
2,653
0.1%
0.1
Wood
25,816
1.2%
1.9
Solar energy
3,543
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
9,849
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
10,315
0.5%
1.1

Maryland Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,063,520
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
5,950
0.6%
10.7%
$500 to $999
88,307
8.3%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
124,580
11.7%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
167,111
15.7%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
198,366
18.7%
4.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
217,901
20.5%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
261,303
24.6%
11.9%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
461,217
43.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
175,817
16.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
116,906
11.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
77,732
7.3%
7.0%
35.0% or more
228,057
21.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
3,789
0.0%
0.0%

Maryland Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
722,470 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
265,941
36.8%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
166,447
23.0%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
61,950
8.6%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
19,040
2.6%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
13,102
1.8%
1.8%
$500 to $999
137,009
19.0%
41.0%
Less than $500
58,981
8.2%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
26,234
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,314
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
84,253
11.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
93,038
13.1%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
96,066
13.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
89,080
12.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
64,643
9.1%
9.0%
35.0% or more
282,186
39.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
39,438
0.0%
0.0%

Maryland Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,445,950
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
38,586
2.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
56,837
3.9%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
93,821
6.5%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
155,175
10.7%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
358,912
24.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
459,898
31.8%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
239,569
16.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
43,155
3.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
306,900
 
205,000
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