MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

ECONOMY

INCOME



HOUSEHOLD INCOME

HOUSEHOLD MEDIAN INCOME*

2015 (est.) 2016 (est.) 2017 (est.) 2018 (est.)
Maryland $73,594** $73,760 $82,093** $86,223**
U.S. $56,516 $59,039 $61,136 $63,179


2010 (est.) 2011 (est.) 2012 (est.) 2013 (est.) 2014 (est.)
Maryland $64,201** $68,876** $71,836** $69,353 $76,165**
U.S. $49,276 $50,054 $51,017 $53,585 $53,657


2005 (est.) 2006 (est.) 2007 (est.) 2008 (est.) 2009 (est.)
Maryland $60,512** $63,668 $65,630 $63,711 $64,186
U.S. $46,326 $48,201 $50,233 $50,303 $49,777


2000 (est.) 2001 (est.) 2002 (est.) 2003 (est.) 2004 (est.)
Maryland $54,535 $53,530 $56,407** $52,314 $57,103
U.S. $41,990 $42,228 $42,409 $43,318 $44,334


1995 (est.) 1996 (est.) 1997 (est.) 1998 (est.) 1999 (est.)
Maryland $41,041 $43,993 $46,685 $50,016 $52,205
U.S. $34,076 $35,492 $37,005 $38,885 $40,696


1990 (est.) 1991 (est.) 1992 (est.) 1993 (est.) 1994 (est.)
Maryland $38,857 $36,952 $37,203 $39,939 $39,198
U.S. $29,943 $30,126 $30,636 $31,241 $32,264


1985 (est.) 1986 (est.) 1987 (est.) 1988 (est.) 1989 (est.)
Maryland $30,136 $30,604** $34,970** $36,552 $36,016
U.S. $23,618 $24,897 $26,061 $27,225 $28,906

* A median average is a "middle" number below and above which there are an equal number of values.
**More than 30% above the national median.

Source: Data.census.gov, U.S. Census Bureau

PERSONAL INCOME

PERSONAL INCOME (per capita) - MARYLAND & U.S.

2015 (est.) 2016 (est.) 2017 (est.) 2018 (est.) 2019 (est.)
Maryland $57,150 $59,042 $60,522 $63,426 $65,683
U.S. $48,977 $49,882 $51,900 $54,501 $56,623


2010 (est.) 2011 (est.) 2012 (est.) 2013 (est.) 2014 (est.)
Maryland $50,007 $52,433 $53,547 $53,057 $54,695
U.S. $40,518 $42,713 $44,588 $44,826 $47,050


2005 (est.) 2006 (est.) 2007 (est.) 2008 (est.) 2009 (est.)
Maryland $43,841 $45,932 $47,586 $49,428 $48,755
U.S. $35,806 $38,089 $39,801 $40,855 $39,250


2000 (est.) 2001 (est.) 2002 (est.) 2003 (est.) 2004 (est.)
Maryland $35,681 $37,157 $38,170 $39,524 $41,862
U.S. $30,640 $31,574 $31,807 $32,645 $34,219


1995 (est.) 1996 (est.) 1997 (est.) 1998 (est.) 1999 (est.)
Maryland $27,070 $28,119 $29,432 $31,486 $33,124
U.S. $23,600 $24,762 $25,984 $27,545 $28,647


1990 (est.) 1991 (est.) 1992 (est.) 1993 (est.) 1994 (est.)
Maryland $23,104 $23,605 $24,503 $25,239 $26,161
U.S. $19,641 $20,056 $21,099 $21,738 $22,574


PERSONAL INCOME (per capita) - BY COUNTY

(values are represented in current (also known as nominal) dollars, which are not adjusted for inflation.)
1970 (est.) 1980 (est.) 1990 (est.) 2000 (est.) 2010 (est.)
Allegany County $3,426 $8,202 $15,177 $21,008 $31,341
Anne Arundel County $4,167 $11,402 $22,637 $37,446 $54,019
Baltimore City $3,969 $9,417 $17,924 $24,642 $39,485
Baltimore County $4,868 $12,158 $23,805 $36,083 $48,773
Calvert County $3,596 $10,047 $21,594 $31,807 $45,666
Caroline County $3,486 $7,084 $14,677 $22,373 $31,232
Carroll County $4,002 $10,829 $21,436 $32,839 $43,727
Cecil County $3,561 $8,890 $18,095 $28,394 $37,918
Charles County $3,726 $9,932 $20,651 $31,250 $43,168
Dorchester County $3,579 $8,066 $16,060 $23,980 $33,390
Frederick County $3,879 $10,270 $20,335 $33,055 $45,017
Garrett County $2,558 $7,088 $13,391 $22,384 $36,380
Harford County $3,980 $10,684 $20,049 $31,631 $46,968
Howard County $5,089 $14,547 $27,884 $44,397 $63,289
Kent County $3,731 $8,393 $19,139 $31,036 $42,567
Montgomery County $6,593 $15,563 $32,138 $50,318 $67,564
Prince George's County $4,701 $10,550 $21,823 $29,207 $39,168
Queen Anne's County $4,069 $9,901 $21,422 $34,626 $47,173
St. Mary's County $3,487 $8,014 $17,522 $29,552 $42,911
Somerset County $2,748 $5,980 $12,362 $18,906 $27,444
Talbot County $4,412 $11,413 $24,580 $38,666 $53,050
Washington County $3,587 $9,139 $16,351 $25,459 $35,438
Wicomico County $3,864 $7,862 $16,963 $24,599 $33,935
Worcester County $3,694 $7,791 $19,874 $28,593 $41,717

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

POVERTY RATES

The U.S. Census Bureau defines poverty, using thresholds that establish an average minimal-dollar value equal to an accepted standard of living. People whose income falls below the appropriate threshold value are defined as "living in poverty". For all states, these thresholds are used. The varying cost of living in each state, can lead to great disparity of experience for those "in poverty".

POVERTY RATES - ESTIMATES - MARYLAND & U.S.

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
U.S. 14.8% 13.5% 12.7% 12.3% 11.8%
Maryland 10.0% 10.0% 9.9% 9.7% 9.1%


2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
U.S. 14.3% 15.1% 15.0% 15.0% 14.8%
Maryland 9.1% 9.9% 10.1% 10.3% 10.1%


1959 1969 1979 1989 1999
U.S. 22.4% 12.1% 11.7% 12.8% 11.9%
Maryland 17.4% 10.1% 9.8% 8.3% 8.5%


POVERTY RATES - ESTIMATES - BY COUNTY

2015 2016 2017 2018
U.S. 13.5% 12.7% 12.3% 11.8%
Maryland 10.0% 9.9% 9.7% 9.1%

Allegany County 18.0% 17.4% 16.8% 16.7%
Anne Arundel County 5.9% 6.1% 6.1% 7.0%
Baltimore City 23.7% 23.1% 22.4% 18.9%
Baltimore County 9.4% 9.3% 9.1% 9.9%
Calvert County 5.8% 6.0% 5.7% 5.4%
Caroline County 15.8% 17.1% 16.5% 13.2%
Carroll County 5.6% 5.7% 5.5% 6.0%
Cecil County 10.1% 10.6% 9.4% 8.3%
Charles County 7.9% 7.7% 6.9% 6.6%
Dorchester County 16.5% 17.0% 15.4% 15.%
Frederick County 6.8% 7.1% 7.2% 6.2%
Garrett County 12.4% 12.7% 11.4% 12.2%
Harford County 8.0% 7.7% 7.5% 7.0%
Howard County 5.2% 4.9% 5.2% 5.2%
Kent County 11.2% 12.0% 13.1% 12.9%
Montgomery County 6.7% 6.9% 7.0% 6.9%
Prince George's County 9.6% 9.7% 9.3% 8.3%
Queen Anne's County 7.5% 6.5% 6.4% 6.5%
St. Mary's County 7.9% 7.8% 8.2% %8.0
Somerset County 24.7% 25.1% 22.5% 23.4%
Talbot County 11.2% 10.9% 10.0% 9.2%
Washington County 12.9% 12.9% 12.8% 11.1%
Wicomico County 15.9% 16.3% 15.9% 14.6%
Worcester County 11.0% 10.2% 10.3% 10.4%


2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
U.S. 15.1% 15.0% 15.0% 14.5% 15.6%
Maryland 8.6% 9.0% 9.4% 9.8% 10.0%

Allegany County 14.5% 14.9% 16.1% 17.4% 17.3%
Anne Arundel County 5.3% 5.5% 5.9% 6.3% 5.9%
Baltimore City 21.3% 22.4% 23.4% 23.8% 24.2%
Baltimore County 8.1% 8.2% 8.5% 8.9% 9.1%
Calvert County 4.4% 4.6% 4.9% 4.9% 5.8%
Caroline County 11.5% 11.8% 12.9% 14.4% 15.3%
Carroll County 5.3% 5.6% 5.5% 5.6% 5.5%%
Cecil County 9.0% 9.4% 9.6% 10.4% 10.6%
Charles County 5.2% 5.6% 6.7% 7.0% 7.6%
Dorchester County 13.4% 15.0% 15.9% 16.5% 16.9%
Frederick County 4.8% 5.4% 5.7% 6.1% 6.2%
Garrett County 12.5% 12.7% 13.0% 13.9% 13.3%
Harford County 5.6% 6.5% 7.5% 7.4% 7.7%
Howard County 4.2% 4.5% 4.4% 4.6% 5.1%
Kent County 12.2% 12.7% 10.8% 13.2% 11.8%
Montgomery County 6.0% 6.3% 6.5% 6.7% 6.9%
Prince George's County 7.9% 8.2% 8.7% 9.4% 9.7%
Queen Anne's County 5.5% 6.3% 7.4% 8.1% 7.4%
St. Mary's County 7.1% 7.3% 7.1% 7.2% 6.8%
Somerset County 18.6% 19.7% 20.4% 23.4% 23.7%
Talbot County 6.1% 7.7% 7.6% 8.6% 10.4%
Washington County 10.4% 11.2% 11.9% 12.4% 12.7%
Wicomico County 14.3% 15.0% 16.2% 17.0% 17.4%
Worcester County 10.1% 10.6% 11.0% 10.9% 11.1%


2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
U.S. 12.6% 12.3% 12.5% 13.2% 14.3%
Maryland 8.2% 7.8% 8.3% 8.1% 9.1%

Allegany County 14.2% 14.7% 13.5% 12.3% 16.0%
Anne Arundel County 5.1% 4.6% 4.7% 4.1% 7.0%
Baltimore City 22.6% 19.5% 20.0% 19.3% 21.0%
Baltimore County 6.8% 8.4% 7.8% 8.3% 8.4%
Calvert County 5.5% 2.8% 4.8% 6.4% 3.9%
Caroline County
Carroll County 3.1% 3.1% 4.5% 7.1% 6.4%
Cecil County 8.5% 7.5% 11.1% 5.3% 11.1%
Charles County 5.1% 6.4% 4.7% 6.5% 4.9%
Dorchester County
Frederick County 4.1% 3.9% 5.3% 5.7% 5.5%
Garrett County
Harford County 5.8% 3.3% 5.4% 5.6% 6.0%
Howard County 3.4% 4.2% 4.5% 3.6% 3.9%
Kent County
Montgomery County 4.5% 4.6% 4.8% 5.9% 6.8%
Prince George's County 8.5% 7.7% 8.2% 6.5% 7.5%
Queen Anne's County
St. Mary's County 9.0% 7.4% 7.9% 6.3% 9.0%
Somerset County
Talbot County
Washington County 6.9% 9.1% 10.8% 8.6% 13.5%
Wicomico County 15.4% 12.4% 13.8% 13.2% 12.8%
Worcester County

1989 1999
U.S. 12.8% 11.9%
Maryland 8.3% 8.5%

Allegany County 16.5% 14.8%
Anne Arundel County 4.5% 5.1%
Baltimore City 21.9% 22.9%
Baltimore County 5.5% 6.5%
Calvert County 5.2% 4.4%
Caroline County 11.8% 11.7%
Carroll County 3.8% 3.8%
Cecil County 7.5% 7.2%
Charles County 5.0% 5.5%
Dorchester County 14.2% 13.8%
Frederick County 4.8% 4.5%
Garrett County 14.7% 13.3%
Harford County 5.1% 4.9%
Howard County 3.1% 3.9%
Kent County 11.5% 13.0%
Montgomery County 4.2% 5.4%
Prince George's County 5.8% 7.7%
Queen Anne's County 6.7% 6.3%
St. Mary's County 7.3% 7.2%
Somerset County 16.0% 20.1%
Talbot County 8.5% 8.3%
Washington County 9.3% 9.5%
Wicomico County 11.6% 12.8%
Worcester County 11.0% 9.6%

Source: Data.census.gov, U.S. Census Bureau


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