Maryland
Demographic Data






Maryland POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Maryland Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Maryland is:
6,045,680

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
16.2%
18 - 24:
8.9%
25 - 34:
13.8%
35 - 54:
26.7%
55 - 64:
13.3%
Over 65 Years:
15.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
90.2%
90.2%
College Graduated
40.2%
40.2%
Attending College
5.8%
5.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Maryland
$42,122
$42,122
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Maryland
$84,805
$84,805
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
9.2%

Employment Industries in MD

Healthcare
13.8%
13.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.0%
11.0%
Public Service
10.9%
10.9%
Education
9.9%
9.9%
Retail
9.4%
9.4%
Construction
6.9%
6.9%
Accommodation
6.5%
6.5%
Other
5.6%
5.6%
Administration
4.6%
4.6%
Manufacturing
4.4%
4.4%
Transportation
4.2%
4.2%
Finance
3.9%
3.9%
Real Estate
2.1%
2.1%
Arts
2.0%
2.0%
Information Technology
2.0%
2.0%
Wholesale
1.7%
1.7%
Utilities
0.6%
0.6%
Agriculture
0.4%
0.4%
Management
0.1%
0.1%
Mining
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
50.9%
50.9%
Black Or African American
29.4%
29.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
6.2%
6.2%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.2%
3.2%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
10.1%
10.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
17.4%
17.4%
German
12.5%
12.5%
Irish
10.0%
10.0%
English
7.0%
7.0%
Italian
5.0%
5.0%
Polish
3.0%
3.0%
African
2.3%
2.3%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
French
1.5%
1.5%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Scots-Irish
0.7%
0.7%
Nigerian
0.7%
0.7%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Jamaican
0.7%
0.7%
British
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
Eastern European
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
81.0%
81.0%
Spanish
8.3%
8.3%
African languages
1.8%
1.8%
Chinese
1.2%
1.2%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Indic languages
1.1%
1.1%
Korean
0.7%
0.7%
Tagalog
0.6%
0.6%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
German
0.4%
0.4%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Hindi
0.3%
0.3%
Urdu
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
French Creole
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
Gujarathi
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born MD Residents
15.2%