Maryland State Facts
There are fewer men than woman in Maryland. The overall gender ratio is 94 men to 100 women.
The Maryland flag was adopted on November 25, 1904. The flag has been ranked the 3rd best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.
The Maryland quarter was the 7th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on March 13, 2000.
Recent estimates put Maryland's population at around 5,976,000 people (19th out of 56).The population density is 615.7 people per square mile (10th out of 56).
Someone from Maryland is known as a Marylander. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.
Maryland was the 7th state when it joined the United States on April 28, 1788. Prior to 1788, Maryland was known as "Province of Maryland."
Essential Maryland Facts
Postal CodeThe Maryland postal code is MD. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 94 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 5,792,836 men
Female Population: 6,159,978 women
State FlagThe 4 main colors in the Maryland flag are #000000, #EAAB00, #981E32, and #FFFFFF
Population and AreaPopulation: 5,976,407 people
Land Area: 9,707 square miles
Population Density: 5,976,407 people per square mile
Areas Codes in Maryland (8)
Maryland Counties (24)
|Allegany County||Barton, Corriganville, Cumberland, Eckhart Mines, Ellerslie, and Flintstone|
|Anne Arundel County||Annapolis, Annapolis Junction, Arnold, Baltimore, Brooklyn, and Churchton|
|Baltimore city||Baltimore and Curtis Bay|
|Baltimore County||Baldwin, Baltimore, Boring, Brooklandville, Butler, and Catonsville|
|Calvert County||Barstow, Broomes Island, Chesapeake Beach, Dowell, Dunkirk, and Huntingtown|
|Caroline County||Bethlehem, Denton, Federalsburg, Goldsboro, Greensboro, and Henderson|
|Carroll County||Finksburg, Hampstead, Lineboro, Manchester, Mount Airy, and New Windsor|
|Cecil County||Cecilton, Charlestown, Chesapeake City, Childs, Colora, and Conowingo|
|Charles County||Bel Alton, Benedict, Bryans Road, Bryantown, Charlotte Hall, and Cobb Island|
|Dorchester County||Cambridge, Church Creek, Crapo, Crocheron, East New Market, and Fishing Creek|
|Frederick County||Adamstown, Braddock Heights, Brunswick, Buckeystown, Burkittsville, and Emmitsburg|
|Garrett County||Accident, Bittinger, Bloomington, Friendsville, Grantsville, and Kitzmiller|
|Harford County||Aberdeen, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Abingdon, Bel Air, Belcamp, and Benson|
|Howard County||Clarksville, Columbia, Cooksville, Dayton, Dhs, and Elkridge|
|Kent County||Betterton, Chestertown, Galena, Kennedyville, Massey, and Rock Hall|
|Montgomery County||Ashton, Barnesville, Beallsville, Bethesda, Boyds, and Brinklow|
|Prince George's County||Accokeek, Andrews Air Force Base, Aquasco, Beltsville, Bladensburg, and Bowie|
|Queen Anne's County||Barclay, Centreville, Chester, Church Hill, Crumpton, and Grasonville|
|Somerset County||Allen, Crisfield, Deal Island, Eden, Ewell, and Manokin|
|St. Mary's County||Abell, Avenue, Bushwood, California, Callaway, and Chaptico|
|Talbot County||Bozman, Claiborne, Cordova, Easton, Mcdaniel, and Neavitt|
|Washington County||Big Pool, Boonsboro, Brownsville, Cascade, Cavetown, and Chewsville|
|Wicomico County||Bivalve, Delmar, Fruitland, Hebron, Mardela Springs, and Nanticoke|
|Worcester County||Berlin, Bishopville, Girdletree, Newark, Ocean City, and Pocomoke City|