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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 5,996,079 people in Maryland as per 2018 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 (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Baltimore23100,287
2Frederick58,570
3Laurel31,978
4Hagerstown34,790
5Columbia310,077
6Salisbury311,874
7Rockville323,081
8Towson323,426
9Owings Mills293
10Silver Spring2215
11Annapolis25,008
12Westminster25,828
13Bel Air26,146
14Adelphi259,379
15Hanover10
16Elkton10
17Gaithersburg125
18Silver Spring125
19Timonium126
20Capitol Heights160

Largest Maryland Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Aberdeen15,523
Barclay225
Barton454
Bel Air10,139
Bethesda63,168
Bladensburg9,374
Bowie58,290
Brunswick6,134
Bryans Road7,518
Burkittsville153
Cambridge12,484
Centreville4,635
Cheverly6,453
Chevy Chase2,960
Clear Spring458
Crisfield2,615
Cumberland20,084
District Heights5,989
Edmonston1,580
Elkton15,651

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,996,079
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+3,008,292
Age of the Population38.5

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39%
Median Earnings25+$48,921
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,892
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,408

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,597
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation8.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27%
Median Gross Rent$1,311
Median House Value$296,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.5%
Irish10.4%
English7.2%
Italian5.1%
African4.3%
Polish3.1%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
West Indian1.4%
Russian1.2%
Dutch0.8%
Jamaican0.7%
Nigerian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Greek0.6%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Ethiopian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Ghanaian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
British0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Sierra Leone0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
German0.1%
Belgian0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Antietam (Battlefield)
P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, Maryland 21782-0158
301-432-5124

Assateague Island (Seashore)
7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin, Maryland 21811
410-641-1441

Baltimore-Washington (Parkway)
Parkway Maintenance
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
301-344-3948

Catoctin Mountain (Park)
6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, Maryland 21788-1598
301-663-9388

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal (Historic Site)
C&O Canal NHP Headquarters
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740-6620
301-739-4200

Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network (Seashore)
NPS - Chesapeake Bay Program
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
1-888-BAYWAYS

Clara Barton (Historic Site)
Clara Barton National Historic Site
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812
301-492-6245

Fort Foote (Park)
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington , Maryland 20744
301-763-4600

Fort McHenry (Monument/Memorial)
2400 East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-5393
410-962-4290

Fort Washington (Park)
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, Maryland 20744
301-763-4600

Glen Echo (Park)
7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo, Maryland 20812
301-492-6229

Greenbelt (Park)
6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
301-344-3948

Hampton (Historic Site)
Hampton National Historic Site
Towson, Maryland 21286
410-823-1309

Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm (Park)
6411 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745
301-839-1176

Piscataway (Park)
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington , Maryland 20744
301-763-4600

Thomas Stone (Historic Site)
6655 Rosehill Rd
Port Tobacco, Maryland 20677
301-392-1776

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