By Jurisdiction & Age 2000-2030

Aging Statistics
The following projections are for Maryland's 2000 population by jurisdiction and age. The number of individuals over the age of 85 continues to grow rapidly. This cohort will grow in number, statewide, from 66,902 in 2000 to 127,079 by the year 2030.

City or County
% of Total 60+
60+
65+
75+
85+
Allegany
2.14%
17,105
13,429
6,669
1,667
Anne Arundel
8.43%
67,510
48,820
20,985
4,440
Baltimore County
17.52%
140,313
110,335
54,726
12,757
Calvert
1.14%
9,149
6,627
2,948
664
Caroline
0.66%
5,264
4,031
1,915
492
Carroll
2.72%
21,770
16,267
7,728
2.011
Cecil
1.53%
12,254
8,995
3,859
807
Charles
1.69%
13,547
9,402
3,974
902
Dorchester
0.87%
7,008
5,423
2,551
629
Frederick
3.17%
25,355
18,836
8,752
2,088
Garrett
.074%
5,962
4,461
2,072
588
Harford
3.79%
30,352
22,160
9,254
1,888
Howard
3.32%
26,606
18,468
8,098
2,143
Kent
.058%
4,677
3,708
1,804
466
Montgomery
16.31%
130,647
98,157
48,054
12,938
Prince George's
11.31%
90,558
61,951
25,135
5,686
Queen Anne
0.89%
7,105
5,227
2,232
517
St. Mary's
1.36%
10,876
7,825
3,489
775
Somerset
0.57%
4,563
3,503
1,571
388
Talbot
1.10%
8,832
6,897
3,347
821
Washington
3.02%
24,225
18,690
8,887
2,246
Wicomico
1.75%
14,018
10,823
4,931
1,189
Worcester
1.55%
12,379
9,351
3,797
829
Baltimore City
13.85%
110,961
85,921
41,205
9,956
Total
100.00%
801,036
599,307
278,022
66,902
Source: U.S. Census 2000; MD Department of Planning, Population Projections-Revised 7/20/01. Rounding may affect totals.