Population 5,884,563

Homefacts State Report

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 years, with 77.6% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 7,444 criminal and sex offenders in Maryland (approximately 12.65 offenders per 10,000 people), which is 17.93% lower than the national average. The unemployment rate in Maryland is 4.7% .

Schools view a full school report for Maryland

1,440 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Maryland

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Maryland by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Maryland crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

7,444 Registered Sex Offenders found in Maryland

A search for our database shows there are 7,444 registered Sex Offenders in Maryland. Maryland has a ratio of 12.65 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 740 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Maryland. As well as 65 offenders whose location is unknown in Maryland due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Maryland Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Maryland

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Maryland real estate

Search for real estate in Maryland by selecting one of the top for sale or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Maryland real estate, home values, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$255,000 compared to January 2017
Median Sales Price
$225,000 compared to January 2017

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

14,337 Building Permits

Maryland building permits average per year since 2001 is 19,515. In 2003, there was a high number of building permits with 29,566 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 10,363. 59.61% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

71,207 Environmental Hazards

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    in Maryland
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Unemployment view full Maryland unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Maryland has ranged from 3.0% in December 1999 to 8.3% in February 2010. The current unemployment rate for Maryland is 4.7% for January 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Larry Hogan
  • Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin
  • Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski
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