Nationwide Claims to Fame

Maryland is 1st out of 51 other states in Income per household

Maryland is 2nd out of 51 other states in Female residents

Maryland is 3rd out of 51 other states in Income per capita

Maryland is 4th out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Maryland is 5th out of 51 other states in Race - Black or African American

Maryland is 6th out of 51 other states in Home median value

Maryland is 6th out of 51 other states in Population density (people per sqmi)

Maryland is 8th out of 51 other states in Race - Asian

Maryland is 11th out of 51 other states in Foreign born residents

Maryland is 12th out of 51 other states in People per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Current population (2012) 5,884,563 19th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9,707.2 42nd 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 594.8 6th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 33rd 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.8% 34th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.0% 43rd 13.7%
Education Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.2% 23rd 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 36.1% 4th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Race - White 60.8% 48th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 30.0% 5th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 35th 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.0% 8th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 34th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 12th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.7% 25th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 53.9% 45th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Female residents 51.6% 2nd 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.5% 11th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Housing units 2,391,350 20th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.4% 17th 25.9%
Households 2,128,377 20th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 68.7% 26th 66.1%
Home median value $319,800 6th $186,200
People per household 2.6 12th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 15,217 17th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Income per capita $35,751 3rd $27,915
Income per household $72,419 1st $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.0% 50th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Maryland Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 133,248 20th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 2,104,022 21st 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 528,112 17th 27,092,908
Retail sales $75,664,186 19th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,429 25th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $10,758,428 20th $613,795,732

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