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Capital City:
Annapolis
State FLower:
Black-eyed susan
State Bird:
Baltimore Oriole
State #7 Admitted to Union:
April 28, 1788

People Facts Maryland USA
Population, 2010 5,773,552 308,745,538
Population, 2000 5,296,486 281,421,906
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 23.1% 23.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 12.5% 13.3%
Female persons, percent, 2011 51.6% 50.8%
White persons, percent, 2011 61.1% 78.1%
Black persons, percent, 2011 30.0% 13.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 54.4% 63.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 87.8% 85.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 35.7% 27.9%
Housing units, 2011 2,391,350 132,312,404
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 69.0% 66.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $329,400 $188,400
Households, 2006-2010 2,121,047 114,235,996
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $34,849 $27,334
Median household income 2006-2010 $70,647 $51,914
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 8.6% 13.8%
Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2010 134,579 7,396,628
Private nonfarm employment, 2010 2,075,507 111,970,095
Nonemployer establishments, 2010 424,163 22,110,628
Total number of firms, 2007 528,112 27,092,908
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 32.6% 28.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 41,456,097 5,338,306,501
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 51,276,797 4,174,286,516
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 75,664,186 3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $13,429 $12,990
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 9,707.24 3,531,905.43
Persons per square mile, 2010 594.8 87.4



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