United State Senate for Maryland


Population (as of the 2020 US Census)

Total

6,177,224

Rank

18th

Density

632/sq mi (244/km2)

Rank

4th

Median household income

$87,063

Income rank

1st


Age and Sex


Persons under 5 years, percent

5.8%

Persons under 18 years, percent

22.1%

Persons 65 years and over, percent

16.3%

Female persons, percent

51.3%

Race and Hispanic Origin


White alone, percent

57.8%

Black or African American alone, percent(a)

31.4%

American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)

0.7%

Asian alone, percent(a)

6.9%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)

0.1%

Two or More Races, percent

3.1%

Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)

11.1%

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent

49.0%

Population Characteristics


Veterans, 2016-2020

357,261

Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020

15.2%

Housing


Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021)

2,546,344

Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020

67.1%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020

$325,400

Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020

$2,038

Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020

$633

Median gross rent, 2016-2020

$1,415

Building permits, 2021

18,496

Families & Living Arrangements


Households, 2016-2020

2,230,527

Persons per household, 2016-2020

2.64

Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020

86.8%

Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020

19.0%

Computer and Internet Use


Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020

93.6%

Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020

88.5%

Education


High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020

90.6%

Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020

40.9%

Health


With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020

7.6%

Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent

7.1%

Economy


In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020

66.9%

In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020

63.3%

Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c)

16,930,706

Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c)

48,675,732

Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c)

11,314,342

Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c)

84,966,185

Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c)

$14,095

Transportation


Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020

33.0

Income & Poverty


Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020

$87,063

Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020

$43,352

Persons in poverty, percent

10.3%

Businesses


Total employer establishments, 2020

139,734

Total employment, 2020

2,405,968

Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000)

139,313,303

Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020

1.1%

Total nonemployer establishments, 2019

527,410

All employer firms, Reference year 2017

104,529

Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017

65,046

Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017

21,325

Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017

23,789

Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017

72,623

Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017

7,365

Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017

87,818


Geography


Population per square mile, 2020

636.1

Population per square mile, 2010

594.8

Land area in square miles, 2020

9,711.20

Land area in square miles, 2010

9,707.24

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Benjamin Louis Cardin, Democrat
Age: 79

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