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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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:
6,177,224

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
16.2%
18 - 24:
8.8%
25 - 34:
13.7%
35 - 54:
26.4%
55 - 64:
13.4%
Over 65 Years:
15.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
90.6%
90.6%
40.9%
40.9%
5.6%
5.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Maryland
USA
$43,352
$43,352
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Maryland
USA
$87,063
$87,063
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
9.0%

Employment Industries in MD

Healthcare
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Public Service
Education
Retail
Construction
Accommodation
Other
Manufacturing
Administration
Transportation
Finance
Real Estate
Arts
Information Technology
Wholesale
Utilities
Agriculture
Management
Mining
13.8%
13.8%
11.2%
11.2%
10.9%
10.9%
10.0%
10.0%
9.3%
9.3%
7.1%
7.1%
6.2%
6.2%
5.4%
5.4%
4.5%
4.5%
4.4%
4.4%
4.3%
4.3%
3.9%
3.9%
2.2%
2.2%
1.9%
1.9%
1.9%
1.9%
1.7%
1.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
50.2%
50.2%
29.4%
29.4%
10.3%
10.3%
6.3%
6.3%
3.7%
3.7%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
German
Irish
English
Italian
Polish
African
European
Scottish
French
Russian
Jamaican
Nigerian
British
Scots-Irish
Dutch
Welsh
Eastern European
Other Subsaharan African
Greek
19.3%
19.3%
12.1%
12.1%
9.8%
9.8%
7.3%
7.3%
4.8%
4.8%
2.9%
2.9%
1.9%
1.9%
1.6%
1.6%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.1%
1.1%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

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

Foreign Born MD Residents
15.2%