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|People QuickFacts||Harford County||Maryland|
|Population, 2013 estimate||249,215||5,928,814|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||244,826||5,773,623|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.8%||2.7%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.6%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.3%||22.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||14.1%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.0%||51.5%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||81.1%||60.5%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||13.2%||30.1%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.9%||6.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.4%||2.6%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||4.0%||9.0%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||78.0%||53.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||90.7%||86.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||4.9%||14.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||7.2%||16.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||92.4%||88.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||32.7%||36.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||31.8||32.0|
|Housing units, 2013||97,372||2,404,012|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||80.2%||67.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||15.1%||25.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$281,800||$292,700|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.70||2.65|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$35,425||$36,354|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$80,622||$73,538|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||7.4%||9.8%|
|Business QuickFacts||Harford County||Maryland|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||5,322||134,3051|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||67,943||2,152,4581|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||3.1%||2.3%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||15,788||442,314|
|Total number of firms, 2007||20,260||528,112|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||9.2%||19.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||3.7%||6.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||4.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||34.3%||32.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||2,016,099||41,456,097|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,871,327||51,276,797|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||3,380,253||75,664,186|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$14,066||$13,429|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||361,855||10,758,428|
|Building permits, 2012||751||15,217|
|Geography QuickFacts||Harford County||Maryland|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||437.09||9,707.24|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||560.1||594.8|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area|