Maryland is home to more than 5 million residents, making it the 19th most populous of the 50 United States. Maryland ranks 43rd in total area (12,405.00 square miles) and 43rd in population density (474.37 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 38.5 years, with 77.6% of the population 18 year and over.
According to Homefacts' records there are currently 7,432 criminal and sex offenders in Maryland (approximately 12.63 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 19.70% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Maryland is 4.4% .