Black Marylanders 1870:
African American Population by County, Status & Gender


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



County Total Population White Persons Colored Persons Colored Males 10-14 Who Cannot Write Colored Females 10-14 Who Cannot Write Colored Males 15-20 Who Cannot Writee Colored Females 15-20 Who Cannot Write Colored Males 21 and over Who Cannot Write Colored Females 21 and over Who Cannot Write Colored Males Attending School Colored Females Attending School
ALLEGANY 38,536 37,370 1,166 41 32 51 42 157 219 40 26
ANNE ARUNDEL 24,457 12,725 11,7326 809 654 716 664 2,440 2,415 172 134
BALTIMORE 330,741 282,818 47,921 265 227 286 261 1,254 1,186 106 85
BALTIMORE CITY N/A N/A N/A 632 929 822 2,218 5,266 9,641 1,506 1,801
CALVERT 9,865 4,322 5,533 289 243 265 294 875 986 206 178
CAROLINE 12,101 8,343 3,758 253 178 175 196 611 684 96 87
CECIL 25,8742 21,860 4,014 148 116 164 189 664 694 72 71
CHARLES 15,738 6,418 9,318 411 326 346 333 961 1,009 124 140
DORCHESTER 19,458 11,902 7,556 462 349 396 400 1,260 1,518 123 106
FREDERICK 47,572 39,999 7,572 321 291 309 268 1,306 1,486 154 120
HARFORD 22,605 17,750 4,855 182 218 203 197 614 701 105 111
HOWARD 14,150 10,676 3,474 202 177 162 168 665 642 46 39
KENT 17,102 9,370 7,732 188 134 245 206 826 822 195 158
MONTGOMERY 20,563 13,218 7,434 382 312 322 358 1,507 1,307 158 169
PRINCE GEORGE'S 21,138 11,358 9,780 447 349 533 510 1,856 1,713 88 60
QUEEN ANNE'S 16,171 9,578 6,592 382 323 386 293 1,071 1,155 115 90
SOMERSET 18,190 10,916 7,274 339 317 345 334 1,222 1,178 78 69
ST MARY'S 14,944 7,218 7,726 158 147 183 195 609 660 84 75
TALBOT 16,1377 9,471 6,666 316 340 381 279 1,268 1,405 85 122
WASHINGTON 34,712 31,874 2,838 113 121 114 123 537 614 119 83
WICOMICO 15,802 11,396 4,406 308 301 281 277 738 870 59 67
WORCESTER 16,419 10,550 5,869 403 335 319 380 1,034 1,239 43 43
TOTAL 780,894 605,4971 175,391 7,143 6,502 7,075 8,278 27,123 32,582 3,808 3,866