Black Marylanders 1860:
African American Population by County, Status & Gender


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



County Free Black Males Free Black Females Free Blacks Total Population Total Enslaved Population Enslaved Males Enslaved Females Total Slaveholders
ALLEGANY 224 243 467 28,348 666 290 376 187
ANNE ARUNDEL 2,501 2,363 4,864 23,900 7,332 3,937 3,395 801
BALTIMORE 2,153 2,078 4,231 54,135 3,182 1,617 1,565 756
BALTIMORE CITY 10,346 15,334 25,680 212,418 2,218 677 1,541 1,296
CALVERT 908 933 1,841 10,447 4,609 2,329 2,280 528
CAROLINE 1,381 1,405 2,786 11,129 739 377 362 190
CARROLL 589 636 1,225 24,533 783 405 378 208
CECIL 1,498 1,420 2,918 23,862 950 467 483 172
CHARLES 518 550 1,068 16,517 9,653 4,950 4,703 817
DORCHESTER 2,373 2,311 4,684 20,461 4,123 2,105 2,018 754
FREDERICK 2,527 2,430 4,957 46,591 3,243 1,628 1,615 794
HARFORD 1,822 1,822 3,644 23,415 1,800 876 924 657
HOWARD 663 732 1,395 13,338 2,862 1,470 1,392 476
KENT 1,839 1,572 3,411 13,267 2,509 1,285 1,224 611
MONTGOMERY 790 762 1,552 18,322 5,421 2,798 2,623 770
PRINCE GEORGES 601 597 1,198 23,327 12,479 6,513 5,966 847
QUEEN ANNES 1,650 1,722 3,372 15,961 4,174 2,189 1,985 573
SOMERSET 2,306 2,265 4,571 24,992 5,089 2,688 2,401 747
ST MARYS 932 934 1,866 15,213 6,549 3,315 3,234 761
TALBOT 1,505 1,459 2,964 14,795 3,725 1,887 1,838 506
WASHINGTON 803 874 1,677 31,417 1,435 684 751 398
WORCESTER 1,817 1,754 3,571 20,661 3,648 1,826 1,822 934
TOTAL 39,746 44,196 83,942 687,049 87,189 44,313 42,876 13,783