Baltimore Highlands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States, directly south of the city of Baltimore. The population was 7,019 at the 2010 census. At the 2000 census and earlier, the area was delineated as part of the Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands CDP.
Baltimore Highlands is located at 39°14′09″N 76°38′14″W / 39.23583°N 76.63722°W / 39.23583; -76.63722 (39.2359, −76.6374). It is bounded to the northeast by the border of Baltimore City, to the west by the Baltimore–Washington Parkway, separating the area from Lansdowne, and to the south and southeast by the Patapsco River, which forms the boundary with Anne Arundel County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km), of which 1.7 square miles (4.5 km) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.2 km), or 4.80%, is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 7,019 people, 2,525 households, and 1,751 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,870 people per square mile (1,493/km²). There were 2,708 housing units at an average density of 1,592.9 per square mile (601.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 63.8% White, 21.7% African American, 0.4% Native American, 2.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 7.3 some other race, and 3.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.4% of the population.
There were 2,525 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.0% were headed by married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78, and the average family size was 3.20.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 12.5% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.