List of Maryland Counties by Population
County
Population
Worcester
46,543
Wicomico 84,644
Washington 131,923
Talbot 33,812
Somerset 24,747
St. Mary's 86,211
Queen Anne's 40,563
Prince George's 801,515
Montgomery 873,341
Kent 19,197
Howard 247,842
Harford 218,590
Garrett 29,846
Frederick 195,277
Dorchester 30,674
Charles 120,546
Cecil 85,951
Carroll 150,897
Caroline 29,772
Calvert 74,563
Baltimore 754,292
Anne Arundel 489,656
Allegany 74,930
Baltimore City 651,154
People QuickFacts Maryland USA
Population, 2006 estimate 5,615,727 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 6.0% 6.4%
Population, 2000 5,296,486 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 6.6% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 24.2% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 11.6% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 51.6% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 63.6% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 29.5% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 0.3% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 4.9% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.1% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 1.5% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 6.0% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 58.4% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 55.7% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 9.8% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 12.6% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 83.8% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 31.4% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 854,345 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 31.2 25.5
Housing units, 2006 2,300,567 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 67.7% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 25.8% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $146,000 $119,600
Households, 2000 1,980,859 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.61 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $57,019 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $25,614 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 9.2% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts Maryland USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 138,4811 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 2,167,9991 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 5.3%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 400,007 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 443,540 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 15.6% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.8% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 5.9% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.0% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 3.5% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 31.0% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 36,363,340 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 60,679,602 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 60,039,971 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,034 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 7,832,268 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 23,262 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 64,725,9241 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Maryland USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 9,773.82 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 541.9 79.6
FIPS Code 24

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