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Maryland Population

Maryland is a state in the mid-atlantic region of United States, borders Pennsylvania to the north, New Jersey and Delaware to the east, Virginia to the west and south. Maryland population in 2020 is estimated to be 6 million, ranks 19th populous state in the United States. Its area is 12,407 sq miles (32,133 sq km), ranks 42nd largest in US. Annapolis is the capital city and top cities of Maryland are Baltimore, Frederick, Rockville, Gaithersburg and Bowie. The state of Maryland was formed on 1788, was named after Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of England King Charles I. Popular singers from the state are Toni Braxton, Julienne Irwin and Scott Weinrich. The Maryland State House in Annapolis is the oldest state capitol, once served administrative capital of United States.
Maryland Population, gathering at Baltimore street
Image Source: People on the street in Baltimore, Maryland

The projected population of Maryland 6 million in 2019 with the change of 0.33%, compared to 0.30% in 2018.
YearPopulation% Change
20105,788,642
20115,838,9910.87
20125,887,0720.82
20135,923,7040.62
20145,958,1650.58
20155,986,7170.48
20166,004,6920.30
20176,024,8910.34
20186,042,7180.30
2019*6,062,6590.33
2020*6,080,1830.29 *
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018


Maryland Population by Race & Groups

In terms of Maryland inhabitants by race and groups are, 55.3% belong to White Americans, 29% are Black/African Americans, 9.3% are Hispanic/Latino and 6.1% are Asians.
Natives or American Indians are 16,281, Sioux tribals are 239, Navajo 308, Chippewa tribals are 260 and Cherokee tribals are 1,843.
Asian population is 373,065, out of these 94,054 are Asian Indians, 83,801 are Chinese, 25,926 are Vietnamese, 50,218 are Korean, 7,572 are Japanese and 49,379 are Filipinos.
People from Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders are 2,830, out of these 733 are Native Hawaiians, 349 are Samoans, 782 are Guamanian/Chamorros.
Hispanic/Latino's are 573,303, out of these 50,964 are Puerti Ricans, 95,933 are Mexicans and 13,662 are Cubans.

Total Population5,996,079
White3,395,212
Black or African American1,782,256
American Indian and Alaska Native16,281
Cherokee tribal grouping1,843
Chippewa tribal grouping260
Navajo tribal grouping308
Sioux tribal grouping239
Asian Population373,065
Asian Indian94,054
Chinese83,801
Filipino49,379
Japanese7,572
Korean50,218
Vietnamese25,926
Other Asian Population62,115
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,830
Native Hawaiian733
Guamanian or Chamorro782
Samoan349
Other Pacific Islander966
Some other race236,834
Hispanic or Latino573,303
Mexican95,933
Puerto Rican50,964
Cuban13,662
Other Hispanic or Latino412,744

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)


Top Cities of Maryland

RankCitiesPopulation(2018)
1Baltimore602,495
2Frederick72,146
3Gaithersburg68,289
4Rockville68,268
5Bowie58,682


Population Pyramid

Source: 2017 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group


Languages spoken in MD

The Official language of MD state is English. By native 82% speak English, 7.8% Spanish, 4.4% European language, 3.8% speak Asian languages.
European language speakers, 50331 French, 8650 Italian, 11325 Portuguese, 16126 German, 3988 Yiddish/Pennsylvania Dutch, 9792 Greek, 21676 Russian, 4326 Polish, 2077 Serbo-Croatian, 4568 Ukranian, 1709 Armenian.
Over the Asian language speakers, 19405 Hindi, 10810 Gujarati, 20664 Urdu, 6642 Punjabi, 7867 Bengali, 12,850 Nepali/Marathi, 8251 Telugu, 7150 Tamil, 5200 Malayalam/Kannada.
People from Mid and East Asia speak, 68633 Chinese Manadarin/Cantonese, 39347 Korean, 6198 Japanese, 21276 Vietnamese, 99 Hmong, 2234 Khmer, 4887 Thai/Lao/Tai-Kadai, 33226 Tagalog.
4563 Ilocano/Samoan/Hawaiian, Middle east region, 18125 are Arabic, 6667 are Hebrew.
In terms of African language speakers, 26598 Amharic/Somali, 47120 Yoruba/Twi/Igbo, 9742 Swahili.
LanguagesPopulationPercentage
Speak only English4,613,25281.95
Spanish Language436,9107.76
European Language248,7514.42
Asian Languages211,1323.75
Other Languages119,2842.12
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)


Education

Maryland state high school and degree education statistics are as per table below:

TotalMaleFemale
Population 18 to 24 years553039282217270822
Less than high school graduate625793654226037
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1635199328270237
Some college or associates degree253123121747131376
Bachelors degree or higher738183064643172
Population 25 years and over409542719366202158807
Less than 9th grade1665158568480831
9th to 12th grade, no diploma251201129603121598
High school graduate (includes equivalency)1027608506737520871
Some college, no degree786290363333422957
Associates degree266816107039159777
Bachelors degree860298397918462380
Graduate or professional degree736699346306390393
White226769210912451176447
High school graduate or higher211437810128411101537
Bachelors degree or higher995591482643512948
Black or African1174252524648649604
High school graduate or higher1053266463651589615
Bachelors degree or higher335126134750200376
American Indian or Alaska Native alone1124653405906
High school graduate or higher893439664968
Bachelors degree or higher22788401438
Asian264470121686142784
High school graduate or higher239427112288127139
Bachelors degree or higher1676798109786582
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19829481034
High school graduate or higher1824874950
Bachelors degree or higher611348263
Hispanic or Latino Origin323259169167154092
High school graduate or higher208764104618104146
Bachelors degree or higher697873291036877
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Disability

Disable population stastistics of Maryland state:

Total civilian non-institutionalized population638104
Male297042
Female341062
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White388530
Black or African American197087
American Indian and Alaska Native alone2575
Asian22284
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander386
Some other race10575
DISABILITY TYPE
With a hearing difficulty159258
With a vision difficulty110802
With a cognitive difficulty237930
With an ambulatory difficulty332940
With a self-care difficulty122428
With an independent living difficulty223060


Counties of Maryland

Maryland state is subdivided into 23 counties. Montgomery is the largest County having 1 million population in 2017, followed by Prince George's County with 909,308, Baltimore County population with 828,431 and Baltimore City with 602,495 people.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Allegany County71,38670,975-0.61616
Anne Arundel County571,592576,0310.855
Baltimore County828,603828,431033
Calvert County91,36592,0030.71515
Caroline County33,10833,3040.62020
Carroll County167,620168,4290.599
Cecil County102,573102,8260.21314
Charles County159,451161,5031.31010
Dorchester County32,14531,998-0.52121
Frederick County250,959255,6481.987
Garrett County29,26129,163-0.32222
Harford County251,890253,9560.878
Howard County319,374323,1961.266
Kent County19,43719,383-0.32424
Montgomery County1,048,2441,052,5670.411
Prince George's County908,801909,3080.122
Queen Anne's County49,66750,2511.21818
St. Mary's County112,413112,6640.21212
Somerset County25,91325,675-0.92323
Talbot County37,02036,968-0.11919
Washington County150,288150,9260.41111
Wicomico County102,363103,1950.81413
Worcester County51,57751,8230.51717
Baltimore city609,841602,495-1.244


References

1. Census Fact finder
2. Historical Population of States from 1790 to 1990