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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 5,959,902 people in Maryland as per 2017 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/

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Baltimore25101,637
2Frederick58,705
3Laurel32,060
4Hagerstown34,890
5Annapolis35,179
6Columbia310,289
7Salisbury311,889
8Towson322,990
9Rockville324,121
10Owings Mills294
11Silver Spring2173
12Gaithersburg2190
13Westminster26,104
14Bel Air26,279
15Adelphi257,529
16Ellicott City10
17Hanover10
18Reisterstown112
19Waldorf117
20Timonium126

Largest Maryland Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Aberdeen15,361
Accident289
Annapolis39,009
Baltimore621,000
Barclay63
Barnesville152
Barton497
Bel Air10,211
Berlin4,538
Berwyn Heights3,242
Bethesda62,608
Betterton374
Bladensburg9,505
Boonsboro3,458
Bowie57,633
Brentwood3,144
Brookeville161
Brunswick6,101
Bryans Road7,563
Burkittsville147

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

Demographics

People

Total Population5,959,902
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens13.8%
Employed Population 16+2,974,521
Age of the Population38.3

Families

% of people married46.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.4%
Median Earnings25+$47,351
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,215
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,646

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,049
% Above Poverty Level90.1%
% Below Poverty Level9.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation8.9%

Housing

People Living Alone27%
Median Gross Rent$1,264
Median House Value$290,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.9%
Irish10.7%
English7.4%
Italian5.2%
African4.2%
Polish3.2%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
West Indian1.4%
Russian1.3%
Dutch0.8%
Greek0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Nigerian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Ethiopian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Ghanaian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Israeli0.1%
British0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
German0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Sierra Leone0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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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
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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