Cities and Towns

State of Maryland

Maryland, abbreviated "MD", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Annapolis. There were 5,930,538 people in Maryland as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on April 28, 1788.

Please explore the cities and towns of Maryland, below.

Top Maryland College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

1 Baltimore 24 103,959
2 Frederick 5 8,701
3 Silver Spring 4 519
4 Gaithersburg 3 189
5 Landover 3 506
6 Laurel 3 1,648
7 Hagerstown 3 5,792
8 Columbia 3 11,027
9 Salisbury 3 11,940
10 Towson 3 23,322
11 Rockville 3 25,751
12 Adelphi 3 47,906
13 Owings Mills 2 665
14 Cumberland 2 3,343
15 Annapolis 2 4,983
16 Bel Air 2 6,780
17 Westminster 2 6,851
18 Hillcrest Heights 1 21
19 Timonium 1 25
20 Reisterstown 1 26

Largest Maryland Cities and Towns

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Aberdeen 15,238
Accident 265
Annapolis 38,841
Baltimore 622,454
Barclay 65
Barnesville 164
Barton 532
Bel Air 10,247
Berlin 4,520
Berwyn Heights 3,223
Bethesda 62,102
Betterton 320
Bladensburg 9,461
Boonsboro 3,456
Bowie 56,885
Brentwood 3,139
Brookeville 167
Brunswick 6,055
Bryans Road 7,458
Burkittsville 150

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.


Total Population 5,930,538
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,942,352
Age of the Population 38.2


% of people married 46.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.9%
Median Earnings25+ $46,964
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,457
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,584


Median Family Income $90,089
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 9%


People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $1,230
Median House Value $286,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 7.6%
Irish 11%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Antietam (Battlefield)
P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, Maryland 21782-0158

Assateague Island (Seashore)
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, Maryland 21811

Baltimore-Washington (Parkway)
Parkway Maintenance
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770

Catoctin Mountain (Park)
6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, Maryland 21788-1598

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal (Historic Site)
C&O Canal NHP Headquarters
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740-6620

Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network (Seashore)
NPS - Chesapeake Bay Program
Annapolis, Maryland 21403

Clara Barton (Historic Site)
Clara Barton National Historic Site
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Fort Foote (Park)
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington , Maryland 20744

Fort McHenry (Monument/Memorial)
2400 East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-5393

Fort Washington (Park)
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, Maryland 20744

Glen Echo (Park)
7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Greenbelt (Park)
6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770

Hampton (Historic Site)
Hampton National Historic Site
Towson, Maryland 21286

Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm (Park)
6411 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745

Piscataway (Park)
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington , Maryland 20744

Thomas Stone (Historic Site)
6655 Rosehill Rd
Port Tobacco, Maryland 20677

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