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About the photo: Tributaries of the Chester River, from front to back: West Fork (Langford Creek), East Fork, mainstem Chester River, Corsica River.


The economy of Maryland employs 2.94M 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 4.03; 3.9; and 3.77 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Maryland are Construction (180,881), Elementary & secondary schools (175,156), and Restaurants & Food Services (157,243), and the highest paying industries are Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills ($245,200), Legal services ($116,529), and Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($115,367).

Median household income in Maryland is $75,847. Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,370. The income inequality of Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465 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 45-54, 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 6.01M people, from which 92.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Maryland is composed of 3.12M White residents (51.9%), 1.74M Black residents (29%), 572,263 Hispanic residents (9.5%), 382,537 Asian residents (6.37%), and 159,542 Two+ residents (2.66%). 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 87,235 degrees. The student population of Maryland is skewed towards females, with 37,427 male students and 49,808 female students. Most students in Maryland are White (44,754 and 51.3%), followed by Black or African American (19,711 and 22.6%), Asian (6,167 and 7.07%), and Hispanic or Latino (5,375 and 6.16%). 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 (2,944 and 3.37%), General Psychology (2,417 and 2.77%), and General Biological Sciences (1,678 and 1.92%). The median tuition costs in Maryland are $42,280 for private four year colleges, and $6,712 and $18,314 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 $299,800, which is 1.54 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $288,500 to $299,800, a 3.92% increase. The homeownership rate of Maryland is 65.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Maryland have an average commute time of 31.1 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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