Maryland PopulationMaryland (U.S. state abbreviation is 'MD') 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 2023 is estimated to be 6.15 million, ranks 19th populous state in the United States. Maryland population decreased by 12,553 people since from the last census of 2020. 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. Ocean City, Cambridge , Elkton, Baltimore and Salisbury are the most dangerous cities in Maryland.
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- Population by Race
- Top Cities of Maryland
- Population Pyramid
- Counties of Maryland
July 1, 2020
Maryland Population by Race
According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Maryland by race are, In terms of Maryland inhabitants by race and groups are, 56.62% belong to White Americans, 29.72% are Black/African Americans, 9.5% are Hispanic/Latino and 6.2% are Asians.
White population in Maryland are 3,395,212, percentage wise 56.62 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).
Black population in Maryland are 1,782,256, percentage wise 29.72 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Maryland, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Maryland are 373,065, percentage wise 6.22 percent are asians, out of these 94,054 are Asian Indians, 83,801 are Chinese, 49,379 are Filipinos, 7,572 are Japanese, 50,218 are Korean, 25,926 are Vietnamese and 62,115 are other Asian nationals.
Hispanic population in Maryland are 573,303. Percentage wise 9.56 percent are hispanics, out of these 95,933 are Mexican people, 50,964 are Puerto Ricans, 13,662 are Cubans, and 412,744 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.
Natives or American Indians are 16,281, Sioux tribals are 239, Navajo 308, Chippewa tribals are 260 and Cherokee tribals are 1,843. People from Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders are 2,830, out of these 733 are Native Hawaiians, 349 are Samoans, 782 are Guamanian/Chamorros.
|Black or African American||1,782,256||29.72%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||16,281||0.272%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||1,843||0.031%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||260||0.004%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||308||0.005%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||239||0.004%|
|Other Asian Population||62,115|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||2,830||0.05%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||782||0.013%|
|Other Pacific Islander||966|
|Some other race||236,834|
|Hispanic or Latino||573,303||9.56%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||412,744|
Top Cities of Maryland
Maryland Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, The sex ratio of Maryland is 941, Population of Maryland by age is 5,996,079, out of these 2,906,277 are male, 3,089,802 are female. The Maryland population by age are, under 15 years is 1,116,850, 15 years and over is 4,879,229, 30 years and over is 3,678,266, 65 years and over is 849,185 and 85 years and over is 108,490. 48.47 percent are male, 51.53 percent are female, 18.63 percent are under 15 years old, 81.37 percent are 15 years and over, 61.34 percent are 30 years and over, 14.16 percent are 65 years and over, 1.81 percent are 85 years and over.
Languages spoken in MD
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.
|Speak only English||4,613,252||81.95|
Maryland state high school and degree education statistics are as per table below:
|Population 18 to 24 years||553,039||282,217||270,822|
|Less than high school graduate||62,579||36,542||26,037|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||163,519||93,282||70,237|
|Some college or associates degree||253,123||121,747||131,376|
|Bachelors degree or higher||73,818||30,646||43,172|
|Population 25 years and over||4,095,427||1,936,620||2,158,807|
|Less than 9th grade||166,515||85,684||80,831|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||251,201||129,603||121,598|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||1,027,608||506,737||520,871|
|Some college, no degree||786,290||363,333||422,957|
|Graduate or professional degree||736,699||346,306||390,393|
|High school graduate or higher||2,114,378||1,012,841||1,101,537|
|Bachelors degree or higher||995,591||482,643||512,948|
|Black or African||1,174,252||524,648||649,604|
|High school graduate or higher||1,053,266||463,651||589,615|
|Bachelors degree or higher||335,126||134,750||200,376|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||11,246||5,340||5,906|
|High school graduate or higher||8,934||3,966||4,968|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,278||840||1,438|
|High school graduate or higher||239,427||112,288||127,139|
|Bachelors degree or higher||167,679||81,097||86,582|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1,982||948||1,034|
|High school graduate or higher||1,824||874||950|
|Bachelors degree or higher||611||348||263|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||323,259||169,167||154,092|
|High school graduate or higher||208,764||104,618||104,146|
|Bachelors degree or higher||69,787||32,910||36,877|
Disable population stastistics of Maryland state:
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||638,104|
|Black or African American||197,087|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||2,575|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||386|
|Some other race||10,575|
|With a hearing difficulty||159,258|
|With a vision difficulty||110,802|
|With a cognitive difficulty||237,930|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||332,940|
|With a self-care difficulty||122,428|
|With an independent living difficulty||223,060|
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.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|Anne Arundel County||571,592||576,031||0.8||5||5|
|Prince George's County||908,801||909,308||0.1||2||2|
|Queen Anne's County||49,667||50,251||1.2||18||18|
|St. Mary's County||112,413||112,664||0.2||12||12|
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