Maryland Economy


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Maryland is a state located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is bordered by Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, and Delaware. The state has many attractions to offer its residents and visitors; some of the most popular attractions include the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Ocean City's boardwalk, Antietam National Battlefield, Assateague Island National Seashore, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, and Deep Creek Lake State Park. Additionally, Maryland is home to many well-known companies such as Under Armour, McCormick & Company Inc., Legg Mason, T.Rowe Price Group Inc., Black & Decker Corp., Discovery Communications Inc., Host Hotels & Resorts Inc., and Marriott International Inc. Rent for two bedroom apartments in Maryland is about 1$620 per month which is slightly higher than the national average of $1,430 per month. Grocery costs are also slightly higher than average in Maryland with a grocery cost index of 105 compared to 100 nationally.

Maryland has an unemployment rate of 6.0%. The US average is 6.0%.

Maryland has seen the job market increase by 0.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.9%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Maryland
- The Sales Tax Rate for Maryland is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Maryland is 4.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Maryland
- The average income of a Maryland resident is $36,670 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Maryland resident is $91,431 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

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I was born here and sill live here 43 years later, the thing I don't like is the cold winters, we can get very cold and get plenty of snow and the summer can get very  More

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Over 7 years ago

Since my family moved to Maryland we have experienced numerous electrical and plumbing catastrophes, including small fires in the house, because of incompetent utility  More

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Over 7 years ago

nobody from Maryland can drive. they cause so many accidents and block traffic with their bizarre driving habits. it's not just an urban legend, it's actually true.   More

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