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0.17% growth
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4.08% growth
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1.18% growth
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2.37% growth


The economy of Maryland employs 2.97M people. The economy of Maryland is specialized in National security & international affairs; Administration of economic programs & space research; and Scientific research & development services, which employ respectively 4.2; 3.91; and 3.71 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Maryland are Construction (181,284), Elementary & secondary schools (176,142), and Restaurants & Food Services (160,080), and the highest paying industries are Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills ($233,023), Legal services ($120,386), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($118,993).

Median household income in Maryland is $78,945. Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,816. The income inequality of Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Maryland. In Maryland the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 89 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,126. Baltimore city, MD has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Maryland.


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Maryland is home to a population of 6.02M people, from which 92.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Maryland is composed of 3.09M White residents (51.4%), 1.77M Black residents (29.3%), 586,730 Hispanic residents (9.8%), 374,779 Asian residents (6.23%), and 166,702 Two+ residents (2.77%). The most common foreign languages in Maryland are Spanish (402,105 speakers), African Languages (76,329 speakers), and Chinese (66,019 speakers), but compared to other places, Maryland has a relative high number of African Languages (76,329 speakers), Urdu (18,160 speakers), and French (52,047 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Maryland awarded 87,213 degrees. The student population of Maryland is skewed towards females, with 37,419 male students and 49,794 female students. Most students in Maryland are White (44,742 and 51.3%), followed by Black or African American (19,637 and 22.5%), Asian (6,138 and 7.04%), and Hispanic or Latino (5,400 and 6.19%). The largest universities in Maryland by number of graduates are University of Maryland-College Park (11,162 and 12.8%), University of Maryland-University College (11,023 and 12.6%), and Johns Hopkins University (8,159 and 9.4%). The most popular majors in Maryland are General Business Administration & Management (2,921 and 3.35%), General Psychology (2,417 and 2.77%), and General Biological Sciences (1,678 and 1.92%). The median tuition costs in Maryland are $42,844 for private four year colleges, and $6,816 and $18,256 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Maryland is $306,900, which is 1.5 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $299,800 to $306,900, a 2.37% increase. The homeownership rate of Maryland is 65.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.1%. People in Maryland have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Maryland is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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