The U.S. Census Thursday released its most detailed estimates yet for population change between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015. The numbers estimate for births and deaths, as well as migration in and out.
Baltimore slid two places to rank as the nation's 29th largest city, behind Portland, Oklahoma City and Las Vegas, after its estimated population dropped 1,862 — essentially flat in a city of 621,849. Baltimore is the only Maryland city in the nation's top 300 by population.
Largest population losses in Maryland by number
1. Baltimore City pop. 621,849, -1,862
2. Cumberland, Allegany County, pop. 20,130, -157
3. Bel Air, Harford County, pop. 10,190, -66
4. Cambridge, Dorchester County, pop. 12,507, -49
5. Frostburg, Allegany County, pop. 8,667, -38