The Decade, By The Numbers

'00 To '09

December 27, 2009

Income

Median household income

2000 2008

Anne Arundel 61,000 83,000

Baltimore 29,000 40,000

Baltimore Co. 49,000 63,000

Carroll 62,000 78,000

Harford 59,000 77,000

Howard 77,000 102,000

Manufacturing employment

2000 average 172

2008 average 128

Education and Health Services employment

2000 average 309

2008 average 383

Real estate

Class A apartment units in Baltimore

2000 1,723

2009 3,742

Condominium units in Baltimore

2000 4,935

2009 6,924

Homicides in Baltimore

2000 261

2009 230 (year-to-date)

Population

2000 2008*

Metro area 2,512,431 2,620,026

Anne Arundel 489,656 512,790

Baltimore 651,154 636,919

Baltimore Co. 754,292 785,618

Carroll 150,897 169,353

Harford 218,590 240,351

Howard 247,842 274,995

*2008 is estimate

Sources: Census.gov, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Delta Associates; Baltimore Police Department

*Estimates by American Community Survey for the area based on data collected over a three-year period.

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