Baltimore County, MD

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2019 Population
827,370
0.128% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.5
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
9.05%
2.11% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$77,358
1.54% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$274,600
1.74% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
427,632
2.13% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Baltimore County, MD had a population of 827k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $77,358. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Baltimore County, MD declined from 828,431 to 827,370, a −0.128% decrease and its median household income grew from $76,182 to $77,358, a 1.54% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baltimore County, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.11%), White (Hispanic) (2.8%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%). 15.6% of the households in Baltimore County, MD speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.3% of the residents in Baltimore County, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baltimore County, MD are Towson University (5,879 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Maryland-Baltimore County (3,654 degrees), and Community College of Baltimore County (2,994 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Baltimore County, MD was $274,600, and the homeownership rate was 65.6%. Most people in Baltimore County, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Baltimore County, MD was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Baltimore County Court House in Towson, Maryland

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Maryland (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
−5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Maryland. This represents a −5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maryland across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Diversity

Baltimore County, MD is home to a population of 827k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 23.4% of Baltimore County, MD residents were born outside of the country (194k people).

In 2019, there were 1.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (460k people) in Baltimore County, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 244k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 50.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Baltimore County, MD are Spanish (34,761 speakers), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (14,026 speakers), and Russian (6,745 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baltimore County, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    460k ± 882
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    244k ± 3.1k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    50.5k ± 1.95k
5.81%
Hispanic Population
48.1k people

In 2019, there were 1.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (460k people) in Baltimore County, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 244k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 50.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.81% of the people in Baltimore County, MD are hispanic (48.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Baltimore County, MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    34,761 speakers (4.47%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    14,026 speakers (1.8%)
  3. Russian
    6,745 speakers (0.866%)

15.6% of Baltimore County, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Baltimore County, MD was Spanish. 4.47% of the overall population of Baltimore County, MD are native Spanish speakers. 1.8% speak Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa and 0.866% speak Russian, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

23.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
194k people
12.4%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
103k people

As of 2019, 23.4% of Baltimore County, MD residents (194k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baltimore County, MD was 12.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Baltimore County, MD was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Baltimore County, MD are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Baltimore County, MD residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    119,690 ± 8,409 people
  2. India
    67,289 ± 6,333 people
  3. Guatemala
    43,589 ± 5,107 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 119,690 Maryland residents, followed by India with 67,289 and Guatemala with 43,589.

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Citizenship

94.3%
2019 Citizenship
95.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.3% of Baltimore County, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Baltimore County, MD was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,186 ± 1,660
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,212 ± 1,104
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,227 ± 1,406

Baltimore County, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Baltimore County, MD is $77,358. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Baltimore County, MD was Census Tract 4083.03 with a value of $227,321, followed by Census Tract 4038.01 and Census Tract 4905, with respective values of $205,417 and $169,375.

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,109. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Baltimore County, MD employs 428k people. The largest industries in Baltimore County, MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,124 people), Educational Services (45,866 people), and Retail Trade (40,685 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($89,248), Public Administration ($80,332), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,283).

Wages

Median Household Income

$77,358
2019 value
± $3,160
1.54%
1 Year Growth
± 4.93%

Households in Baltimore County, MD have a median annual income of $77,358, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $76,182 in 2018, which represents a 1.54% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Baltimore County, MD compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$82,507
Average Male Salary in Maryland
± $1,722
$67,109
Average Female Salary in Maryland
± $1,315

In 2019, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.23 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maryland by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maryland
  1. Asian
    $77,471 ± $4,418
  2. White
    $72,989 ± $1,494
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $68,482 ± $39,305

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maryland.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Maryland by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Baltimore County, MD is from Maryland.
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2018 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2019, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.518% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maryland across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4083.03
  2. Census Tract 4038.01
  3. Census Tract 4905

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baltimore County, MD was Census Tract 4083.03 with a value of $227,321, followed by Census Tract 4038.01 and Census Tract 4905, with respective values of $205,417 and $169,375.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Baltimore County, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.05% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baltimore County, MD (73.1k out of 808k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    36,489 ± 1,399
  2. Black
    25,466 ± 1,351
  3. Hispanic
    7,912 ± 737

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baltimore County, MD is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

428k
2019 Value
± 12,704
2.13%
1 Year growth
± 3.85%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Baltimore County, MD grew at a rate of 2.13%, from 419k employees to 428k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baltimore County, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (52,837 people), Management Occupations (45,909 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (34,201 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baltimore County, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Baltimore County, MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (52,837 people), Management Occupations (45,909 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (34,201 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Baltimore County, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.73 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (1.48 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.39 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Baltimore County, MD, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($91,509), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($87,421), and Management Occupations ($83,112).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

428k
2019 Value
± 12,704
2.13%
1 Year growth
± 3.85%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Baltimore County, MD grew at a rate of 2.13%, from 419k employees to 428k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baltimore County, MD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,124 people), Educational Services (45,866 people), and Retail Trade (40,685 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baltimore County, MD, though some of these residents may live in Baltimore County, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Baltimore County, MD, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,124 people), Educational Services (45,866 people), and Retail Trade (40,685 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Baltimore County, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.79 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.23 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baltimore County, MD, by median earnings, are Utilities ($89,248), Public Administration ($80,332), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($75,283).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $25.4B
  2. $20.9B
  3. $20.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $25.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($20.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($20.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$231B
2018 Value in Maryland
$419B
Projected 2045 Value in Maryland
81.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Maryland trade was $231B. This is expected to increase 81.8% to $419B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24B
  2. $23.6B
  3. $9.87B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24B, followed by Pennsylvania with $23.6B and New York and $9.87B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Baltimore County, MD went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.3%), followed by Other (5.83%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Baltimore County, MD
55.9% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland
  1. 88.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 84.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maryland colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Baltimore County, MD awarded 14,974 degrees. The student population of Baltimore County, MD is skewed towards women, with 25,786 male students and 35,903 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baltimore County, MD are White (7,747 and 54.2%), followed by Black or African American (3,303 and 23.1%), Asian (1,254 and 8.77%), and Hispanic or Latino (876 and 6.12%).

The largest universities in Baltimore County, MD by number of degrees awarded are Towson University (5,879 and 39.3%), University of Maryland-Baltimore County (3,654 and 24.4%), and Community College of Baltimore County (2,994 and 20%).

The most popular majors in Baltimore County, MD are General Psychology (810 and 5.41%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (769 and 5.14%), and Registered Nursing (713 and 4.76%).

The median tuition costs in Baltimore County, MD are $23,764 for private four year colleges, and $7,833 and $22,718 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 653 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 598 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 780 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Baltimore County, MD was General Business Administration & Management with 653 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Baltimore County, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,879 degrees awarded
  2. 3,654 degrees awarded
  3. 2,994 degrees awarded
$7,833
Median In-State Public
$23,764
Median Private

In 2019, the Baltimore County, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was Towson University with 5,879 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6,240
Degrees Awarded to Men
8,734
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 6,240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baltimore County, MD, which is 0.714 times less than the 8,734 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Baltimore County, MD by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,747 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    3,303 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,254 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Baltimore County, MD was White students. These 7,747 degrees mean that there were 2.35 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 3,303 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baltimore County, MD was $274,600 in 2019, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $269,900 to $274,600, a 1.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Baltimore County, MD is 65.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Baltimore County, MD have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Baltimore County, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$274,600
2019 Median
± $4,095
$269,900
2018 Median
± $4,745

In 2019, the median property value in Baltimore County, MD grew to to $274,600 from the previous year's value of $269,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Baltimore County, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baltimore County, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$77,358
Median Household Income
± $3,160
312k
Number of Households
± 9,482

In 2019, the median household income of the 312k households in Baltimore County, MD grew to $77,358 from the previous year's value of $76,182.

The following chart displays the households in Baltimore County, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Baltimore County, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baltimore County, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.6%
2019 Homeownership
66.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 65.6% of the housing units in Baltimore County, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Baltimore County, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baltimore County, MD have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.12% of the workforce in Baltimore County, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.53%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.54%)

In 2019, 79.4% of workers in Baltimore County, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.53%) and those who worked at home (4.54%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Baltimore County, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Baltimore County, MD have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

94.2% of the population of Baltimore County, MD has health coverage, with 53.8% on employee plans, 13.8% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 0.802% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maryland was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Baltimore County, MD see 999 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (988 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1285 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 306 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.9%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

999 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Baltimore County, MD

Primary care physicians in Baltimore County, MD see an average of 999 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (988 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Baltimore County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,602
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maryland
$4,343
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,677
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,000
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.75%
Uninsured
53.8%
Employer Coverage
13.8%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
0.802%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baltimore County, MD grew by 9.14% from 5.27% to 5.75%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Baltimore County, MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.9% prevalence
  2. 15.9% prevalence
  3. 14.5% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 18.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maryland by county over multiple years.

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