POPULATION


In the 1990 federal census, the State's population was 4,781,468. Its 1994 estimated population was 5,006,265. Among the states (including the District of Columbia), Maryland in 1994 ranked 19th in population and 6th in population density with 512.14 persons per square land mile.

1990 Census 1995 Estimated 2000 Projected 2010 Projected
Maryland 4,781,468 5,042,438 5,314,450 5,738,350
Allegany County 74,946 73,954 77,500 78,000
Anne Arundel County 427,239 461,807 480,200 511,200
Baltimore City 736,014 691,131 691,800 672,500
Baltimore County 692,134 715,360 723,000 739,000
Calvert County 51,372 64,598 78,200 96,000
Caroline County 27,035 29,072 30,600 32,900
Carroll County 123,372 140,203 149,300 178,100
Cecil County 71,347 78,174 83,700 92,700
Charles County 101,154 111,633 131,100 151,800
Dorchester County 30,236 30,170 31,850 31,750
Frederick County 150,208 175,399 203,200 243,600
Garrett County 28,138 29,461 30,200 31,750
Harford County 182,132 205,367 226,600 246,600
Howard County 187,328 219,125 245,600 288,700
Kent County 17,842 18,736 19,050 9,550
Montgomery County 757,027 809,569 855,000 945,000
Prince George's County 729,268 767,413 812,100 890,300
Queen Anne's County 33,953 36,992 41,600 47,600
St. Mary's County 75,974 81,037 88,600 100,500
Somerset County 23,440 24,431 25,400 26,850
Talbot County 30,549 32,405 33,400 35,400
Washington County 121,393 127,199 131,500 138,500
Wicomico County 74,339 79,256 84,000 92,600
Worcester County 35,028 39,946 43,300 48,200

INCORPORATED CITIES
OVER 10,000 POPULATION
1990 Census 1994 (est.)
Baltimore 736,014 702,979
Rockville 44,835 47,078
Frederick 40,148 46,630
Gaithersburg 39,542 43,259
Bowie 37,589 39,345
Hagerstown 35,445 38,510
Annapolis 33,187 34,169
Cumberland 23,706 23,901
Salisbury 20,592 22,204
Greenbelt 21,096 20,711
Laurel 19,438 21,567
College Park 21,927 21,320
Takoma Park 16,700 16,933
Hyattsville 13,864 14,532
Westminster 13,068 14,512
Aberdeen 13,087 13,458
Cambridge 11,514 11,673
New Carrollton 12,002 11,672
Easton 9,372 10,976

UNINCORPORATED AREAS
OVER 20,000 POPULATION
1990 Census
Silver Spring 76,046
Columbia 75,883
Dundalk 65,800
Bethesda 62,938
Wheaton-Glenmont 53,720
Towson 49,445
Potomac 45,634
Aspen Hill 45,494
Ellicott City 41,398
Germantown 41,145
Essex 40,872
Glen Burnie 37,305
Oxon Hill-Glassmanor 35,794
Catonsville 35,233
Suitland-Silver Hill 35,111
Woodlawn 32,907
Montgomery Village 32,315
Parkville 31,617
Chillum 31,309
North Bethesda 29,650
St. Charles 28,717
South Gate 27,564
Bel Air South 26,421
Randallstown 26,277
Severna Park 25,879
Carney 25,578
Lochearn 25,240
Pikesville 24,815
Middle River 24,616
Severn 24,499
Fort Washington 24,032
Edgewood 23,903
Olney 23,019
Perry Hall 22,723
Milford Mill 22,547
Arnold 20,261

Maryland at a Glance


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