Black Marylanders 1820:
African American Population by County, Status & Gender


Census data was accessed from the University of Virginia Historical Censor Browser.



County Total Population Male Slaves Female Slaves Total Slaves Free Black Males Free Black Females Total Free Blacks
ALLEGANY 8,654 399 396 795 103 93 196
ANNE ARUNDEL 27,165 5,450 4,851 10,301 1,641 1,733 3,374
BALTIMORE 33,463 3,713 3,007 6,720 1,077 1,086 2,163
BALTIMORE CITY 62,738 1,927 2,389 4,316 4,363 5,963 10,326
CALVERT 8,073 1,830 1,838 3,668 342 352 694
CAROLINE 10,108 787 787 1,574 686 704 1,390
CECIL 16,048 1,296 1,046 2,342 874 909 1,783
CHARLES 16,500 4,787 4,632 9,419 274 293 567
DORCHESTER 17,759 2,698 2,470 5,168 1,193 1,303 2,496
FREDERICK 40,459 3,575 3,110 6,685 951 826 1,777
HARFORD 15,924 1,811 1,509 3,320 691 676 1,367
KENT 11,453 2,276 1,795 4,071 1,007 1,060 2,067
MONTGOMERY 16,400 3,388 3,008 6,396 446 476 922
PRINCE GEORGE'S 20,216 5,786 5,399 11,185 548 548 1,096
QUEEN ANNE'S 14,952 2,956 2,632 5,588 1,053 1,085 2,138
SOMERSET 19,579 3,876 3,365 7,241 912 1,042 1,954
ST MARY'S 12,974 3,075 2,972 6,047 431 463 894
TALBOT 14,389 2,488 2,280 4,768 1,041 1,192 2,233
WASHINGTON 23,075 1,699 1,502 3,201 289 338 627
WORCESTER 17,421 2,514 2,037 4,551 816 822 1,638
TOTAL 407,350 56,331 51,025 107,356 18,738 20,964 39,702