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Maryland



Maryland
People QuickFacts Maryland USA
Population, 2005 estimate 5,600,388 296,410,404
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 5.7% 5.3%
Population, 2000 5,296,486 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.8% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 25.1% 24.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 11.5% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 51.6% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2005 (a) 64.0% 80.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a) 29.3% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a) 0.3% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a) 4.8% 4.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a) 0.1% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.5% 1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b) 5.7% 14.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 59.2% 66.9%
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, 2005 2,273,793 124,521,886
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, 2003 $54,302 $43,318
Per capita money income, 1999 $25,614 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 8.8% 12.5%
Business QuickFacts Maryland USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 136,0621 7,387,724
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 2,151,4741 115,074,924
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 4.5%1 0.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 380,470 19,523,741
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, 2005 30,180 2,155,316
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 64,725,9241 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts Maryland USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 9,773 3,537,438
Persons per square mile, 2000 541.9 79.6
FIPS Code 24
1: Includes data not distributed by county.
2: Includes data not distributed by state.

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:05:24 EST

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