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Maryland: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 5,296,486
  • Males: 2,554,588
  • Females: 2,741,898

Top 23 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (4,322,315)
  2. Spanish (230,830)
  3. French (41,915)
  4. Chinese (34,330)
  5. Korean (32,840)
  6. German (23,785)
  7. Kru, Ibo, Yoruba (19,770)
  8. Tagalog (18,470)
  9. Russian (17,520)
  10. Vietnamese (14,750)
  11. Italian (13,775)
  12. Persian (11,890)
  13. Hindi (11,130)
  14. Greek (10,620)
  15. Arabic (10,400)
  16. Urdu (7,970)
  17. Amharic (7,545)
  18. Portuguese (7,405)
  19. French Creole (6,655)
  20. Hebrew (6,470)
  21. Japanese (6,385)
  22. Polish (6,065)
  23. Gujarathi (5,890)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (952,389)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (297,729)
  3. Jewish Estimate (216,000)
  4. Southern Baptist Convention (142,401)
  5. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (103,644)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 1,485,429
  • Sensory: 139,954
  • Physical: 340,468
  • Mental: 207,720
  • Self-care: 108,901
  • Go outside home: 313,804
  • Employment: 369,237

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 50,974

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 1,980,859
  • Utility gas: 911,868
  • Bottled or LP gas: 61,262
  • Electricity: 655,468
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 316,734
  • Coal or Coke: 2,636
  • Wood: 19,721
  • Solar Energy: 419
  • Other fuel: 7,296
  • No fuel used: 5,455

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 3,344,254
  • No vehicle: 319,667
  • 1 or more vehicle: 3,024,587

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 29,703
  • No High School: 148,466
  • Some High School: 386,917
  • High School: 933,836
  • Some College: 711,127
  • Associate's Degree: 186,186
  • College Degree: 629,304
  • Master's Degree: 304,260
  • Professional Degree: 100,003
  • Doctoral Degree: 65,793

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 1,980,859
  • Owners with phone: 1,334,659
  • Owners without phone: 6,935
  • Renters with phone: 614,199
  • Renters without phone: 25,066
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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