Best Places to Live in Maryland

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What you need to know about Maryland

Home to The Johns Hopkins University, Port of Baltimore and one of the lowest poverty rates in the country, Maryland is among the most densely populated states in the nation. Frederick, Rockville and Baltimore are among the best places to live in Maryland. Located near Washington D.C., many Maryland residents work in the service sector, for government agencies or contractors. Commercial fishing and manufacturing are large industries in Maryland.

8 Reasons to Move to Maryland
Maryland is the one place where it's OK to get a little crabby.
Maryland Top Employers
Fort Meade, University of Maryland head an impressive list
9 Reasons to Move to Washington, D.C.
Walkability, a burgeoning job market, and an excellent food scene are just a few of the benefits of living in our nation's capital.
The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Maryland
These Maryland cities offer affordable living to even the most budget-conscious of residents.

Population

5,887,776
Up by 4%
annapolis, md
Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.
annapolis, md
Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.
annapolis, md
Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.
annapolis, md
Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.
annapolis, md
Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.
annapolis, md
Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.

Housing

Homes Owned 67%
67% Complete
Homes Rented 33%
33% Complete

Median Home Price

$287,500
Higher than the national average

Median Household Income

$74,149
Higher than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 37%
37% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

More About Maryland Cities

Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.

Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.

Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.

Why You Should Move to the Baltimore Area
Especially if you're looking for walkability and revitalized downtowns.

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Why Rockville, MD is One of the Best Places to Raise a Family
Learn why Rockville, MD isn't just a great place to raise a family, but one of the best places to live in America.

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Why Bethesda MD Is a Best Place to Live
A suburb of Washington, D.C., this community has its own special attractions

10 Reasons To Move To Bethesda, MD
Arts, health, schools, cuisine and more make Bethesda an appealing place to live

Why Silver Spring, MD Is a Top 100 Best Place to Live
Diverse population, hopping downtown and convenient infrastructure help make this city a great place

Best Restaurants in Baltimore, MD
Baltimore boasts incredible dining experiences

Why Frederick, MD, Is a Best Place to Live
Frederick provides a perfect blend of business and living

Why Every City Needs a Neighborhood Design Center
How neighborhood design centers in Baltimore and Prince George's County bring together residents and volunteers to beautify a city

Why Towson, MD is a Best Place to Live
A college town with urban opportunity and suburban charm

Why Rockville, MD is a Top 100 Best Place to Live
Rockville's proximity to larger markets and the city's efforts to maintain its small-town charm attract and retain residents.

Best Places to Live in Maryland