Maryland vs. Virginia

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)6,045,6808,535,519
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.7%6.7%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,773,7948,001,049
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,773,5528,001,024
Persons under 5 years, percent6.0%6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.2%22.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent15.4%15.4%
Female persons, percent51.5%50.8%
White alone, percent58.8%69.5%
Black or African American alone, percent30.9%19.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.6%0.5%
Asian alone, percent6.7%6.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.9%3.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent10.4%9.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent50.5%61.5%
Veterans, 2014-2018372,462684,480
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201815.1%12.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,458,8013,538,847
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.8%66.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$305,500$264,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,987$1,767
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$617$470
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,357$1,202
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201325.5%21.7%
Building permits, 201818,64731,977
Households, 2014-20182,192,5183,128,415
Persons per household, 2014-20182.672.61
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201886.2%84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201818.4%16.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201891.3%89.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201884.6%82.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.0%89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201839.6%38.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20187.5%8.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.9%10.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201867.2%64.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.4%60.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)12,516,78217,795,901
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)40,821,90147,705,003
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)39,532,98996,389,872
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)60,734,19186,613,641
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)76,379,707110,002,385
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$12,980$13,438
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201832.928.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$81,868$71,564
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$40,517$37,763
Persons in poverty, percent9.0%10.7%
Total employer establishments, 2017139,446201,893
Total employment, 20172,335,4793,310,542
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)126,632,897177,105,769
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.3%1.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017497,161617,046
All firms, 2012531,953653,193
Men-owned firms, 2012276,630353,012
Women-owned firms, 2012209,119236,290
Minority-owned firms, 2012203,394185,043
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012314,902450,109
Veteran-owned firms, 201250,97676,434
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012462,232548,439
Black-owned firms, percent, 200719.3%9.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20076.8%7.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20074.9%4.5%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200732.6%30.1%
Population per square mile, 2010594.8202.6
Land area in square miles, 20109,707.2439,490.09

Source: United States Census Bureau

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