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
3,094,050
51.5%
50.8
Male
2,912,350
48.5%
49.2
Total Population
6,006,400
 
 

Maryland Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
366,627
6.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
375,402
6.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
373,801
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
387,700
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
400,385
6.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
834,133
13.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
769,729
12.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
868,662
14.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
421,380
7.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
361,597
6.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
498,035
8.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
243,301
4.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
105,649
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,658,670
77.6%
77.1
Female
2,434,910
52.3%
51.4%
Male
2,223,760
47.7%
48.6%
21 Years and over
4,418,050
73.6%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,054,260
17.6%
18.3
65 Years and over
846,985
14.1%
14.9
Female
481,621
56.9%
55.9%
Male
365,364
43.1%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
38

Maryland Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,819,110
96.9% 
96.9
White
3,395,050
56.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
1,770,160
29.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
15,403
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
385,167
6.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
103,349
1.7% 
1.2
Chinese
83,793
1.4% 
1.3
Filipino
50,978
0.8% 
0.9
Japanese
6,833
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
49,266
0.8% 
0.5
Vietnamese
28,626
0.5% 
0.5
Other Asian
62,322
1.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,911
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,074
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
518
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
215
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,104
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
250,417
4.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
187,294
3.1% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
572,263
9.5% 
17.6
Mexican
98,712
1.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
48,376
0.8% 
1.7
Cuban
12,733
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
412,442
6.9% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,434,140
90.5% 
82.4

Maryland Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
173,874
4.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
251,792
6.1% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,029,320
25.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
789,382
19.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
266,499
6.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
866,352
21.1% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
725,262
17.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
425,666
10.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
3,676,815
89.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,591,614
38.8%
30.6

Maryland Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,721,562
35.2%
33.5
Now Married
2,289,180
46.8%
47.5
Divorced
493,563
10.1%
11.0
Separated
110,932
2.3%
2.1
Widowed
275,334
5.6%
5.8

Maryland Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,595,220
81.5%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,044,560
18.5%
21.5%
Spanish
443,296
7.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
270,378
4.8%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
213,435
3.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
117,449
2.1%
1.0%

Maryland Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
107,588
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
68,224
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
142,622
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
157,334
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
228,444
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
372,342
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
292,435
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
392,727
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
207,315
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
208,903
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
75,847
 
55,775
Per capita income
37,522
 
29,979

Maryland Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
13,956
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
268,768
8.9%
9.8
Construction
204,648
6.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
702,633
23.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
179,443
5.9%
6.5
Information
65,605
2.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
139,239
4.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
162,058
5.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
470,532
15.5%
11.3
Public administration
325,069
10.7%
4.6
Retail trade
300,049
9.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
138,259
4.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
61,207
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
233,312
7.7%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,353,990
44.7%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
245,694
8.1%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
665,062
21.9%
23.6
Service occupations
533,408
17.6%
18.0

Maryland Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
3,001,280
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,214,170
73.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
265,758
8.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
271,533
9.0%
5.2
Walked
77,065
2.6%
2.8
Other means
40,779
1.4%
1.8
Worked at home
131,975
4.4%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
33.0
 
26.0

Maryland Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
203,201
9.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
698,222
32.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
812,333
37.3%
37.2
3 or more
464,178
21.3%
20.3

Maryland Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,177,930
89.5%
87.7
Owner Occupied
1,436,160
65.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
741,775
34.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
256,531
10.5%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Maryland Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,434,460
1 room
38,344
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
46,936
1.9%
2.5
3 rooms
171,820
7.1%
9.0
4 rooms
322,487
13.2%
16.6
5 rooms
354,302
14.6%
20.0
6 rooms
409,427
16.8%
17.9
7 rooms
332,108
13.6%
12.1
8 rooms
274,685
11.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
484,356
19.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Maryland Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,434,460
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
1,244,380
51.1%
61.4
1-unit, attached
519,418
21.3%
5.8
2-units
37,531
1.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
61,783
2.5%
4.5
5 to 9 units
117,562
4.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
208,087
8.5%
4.6
20 or more units
209,546
8.6%
8.8
Mobile home
35,281
1.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
874
0.0%
0.1

Maryland Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
287,138
11.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
131,583
5.4%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
277,378
11.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
291,416
12.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
349,899
14.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
378,485
15.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
349,206
14.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Maryland Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
968,764
44.5%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
72,692
3.3%
4.7
Electricity
883,862
40.6%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
197,050
9.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
1,719
0.1%
0.1
Wood
29,110
1.3%
2.0
Solar energy
1,791
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
12,005
0.6%
0.5
No fuel used
10,941
0.5%
1.2

Maryland Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,061,380
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
5,270
0.5%
11.0%
$500 to $999
87,497
8.2%
42.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
117,248
11.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
163,689
15.4%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
202,180
19.0%
4.1%
$1,000 to 1,499
215,272
20.3%
$1,500 to 1,999
270,220
25.5%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
438,368
41.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
180,500
17.1%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
123,964
11.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
82,397
7.8%
7.3%
35.0% or more
229,712
21.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
6,435
NR
NR

Maryland Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
713,136 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
259,227
36.4%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
160,158
22.5%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
58,308
8.2%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
18,567
2.6%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
11,995
1.7%
1.5%
$500 to $999
148,395
20.8%
42.7%
Less than $500
56,486
7.9%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
28,639
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,278
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
76,465
10.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
83,697
12.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
101,594
14.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
84,537
12.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
64,866
9.3%
9.2%
35.0% or more
289,124
41.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
41,492
NR
NR

Maryland Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,436,160
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
34,790
2.4%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
59,478
4.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
100,980
7.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
161,957
11.3%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
361,564
25.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
447,415
31.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
228,278
15.9%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
41,697
2.9%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
299,800
 
194,500
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