Harford County

Harford County, Maryland

220 S Main St
Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone: (410) 838-6000
Fax: (410) 638-1387

On northern border of MD, northeast of Baltimore; organized 1773 (prior to statehood) from Baltimore County. Name Origin: For Henry Hartford (c. 1759-1834), an illegitimate son of Frederick Calvert (1731-71), 6th Lord Baltimore, and the last proprietor of the colony of MD

Area (sq mi):: 526.72 (land 440.35; water 86.37) Population per square mile: 543.30
Population 2005: 239,259 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 20.00% Population 2000: 218,590 (White 85.80%; Black or African American 9.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 1.50%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,232; median household $57,234; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,318-$34,553
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 31.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Aberdeen (14,204)
  • Havre de Grace (11,605)

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