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MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

ECONOMY

INCOME


From 1997 to 2007 Maryland experienced an increase of more than 60 percent in per capita personal income. Maryland ranked second in the nation in median household income at $61,592 in 2005. Also, per-capita personal income, in 2006, was ranked 4th in the nation at $43,788 per year. In 2007, Marylanders earned an average $897 per week.

ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD MEDIAN INCOME*

1999 2000 (est.) 2001 (est.) 2002 (est.) 2003 (est.) 2004 (est.) 2005 (est.) 2006 (est.) 2007 (est.)
Maryland $52,850 $56,250 $57,800 $58,550 $59,200 $61,900 $63,800** $66,050 $68,300

* A median average is a "middle" number below and above which there are an equal number of values.
**33% above the national median.

Source: Department of Planning


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

2000 (est.) 2001 (est.) 2002 (est.) 2003 (est.) 2004 (est.) 2005 (est.) 2006 (est.) 2007 (est.)
Maryland $34,256 $35,657 $36,590 $37,447 $39,751 $41,657 $43,788 $46,648
U.S. $29,843 $30,562 $30,795 $31,466 $33,090 $34,471 $36,276 $38,564

1992 (est.) 1993 (est.) 1994 (est.) 1995 (est.) 1996 (est.) 1997 (est.) 1998 (est.) 1999 (est.)
Maryland $24,139 $24,720 $25,587 $26,393 $27,393 $28,666 $30,317 $31,796
U.S. $20,854 $21,346 $22,172 $23,076 $24,175 $25,334 $26,883 $27,939


PERSONAL INCOME (per capita) - BY COUNTY

2002 (est.) 2003 (est.) 2004 (est.) 2005 (est.) 2006 (est.)
Allegany County $22,531 $23,222 $23,993 $24,883 $26,127
Anne Arundel County $39,265 $40,364 $43,939 $46,321 $48,580
Baltimore City $27,177 $27,620 $29,257 $30,950 $32,445
Baltimore County $38,736 $39,499 $41,875 $43,022 $45,400
Calvert County $33,267 $33,987 $35,414 $37,066 $39,134
Caroline County $22,620 $23,990 $25,574 $25,842 $26,111
Carroll County $34,566 $34,810 $35,641 $37,069 $38,694
Cecil County $29,243 $30,227 $31,398 $32,355 $34,009
Charles County $32,666 $33,537 $34,782 $36,468 $37,982
Dorchester County $24,767 $25,941 $27,690 $28,166 $28,842
Frederick County $34,403 $35,350 $37,423 $38,924 $41,125
Garrett County $23,280 $24,512 $25,872 $27,215 $28,310
Harford County $33,760 $35,020 $36,668 $38,520 $40,609
Howard County $45,479 $46,539 $50,308 $53,082 $55,730
Kent County $32,758 $33,378 $37,103 $38,592 $41,970
Montgomery County $51,991 $53,219 $56,670 $60,389 $63,753
Prince George's County $30,867 $31,603 $33,180 $34,483 $36,108
Queen Anne's County $35,202 $36,449 $38,870 $40,293 $41,962
St. Mary's County $30,362 $31,556 $32,684 $33,408 $35,120
Somerset County $19,439 $20,520 $21,995 $22,260 $22,656
Talbot County $42,681 $43,665 $48,500 $50,045 $53,710
Washington County $27,155 $27,551 $29,085 $30,950 $32,445
Wicomico County $25,947 $26,291 $28,331 $29,643 $30,435
Worcester County $29,286 $29,909 $32,430 $33,904 $35,460



1997 (est.) 1998 (est.) 1999 (est.) 2000 (est.) 2001 (est.)
Maryland $29,112 $30,557 $32,517 $34,060 $35,657
Allegany County $19,742 $20,429 $21,453 $21,224 $21,841
Anne Arundel County $29,559 $30,827 $32,607 $34,987 $38,435
Baltimore City $23,501 $24,750 $26,665 $26,430 $25,924
Baltimore County $31,033 $32,269 $34,236 $35,169 $37,740
Calvert County $26,255 $27,063 $28,888 $30,268 $32,502
Caroline County $17,387 $18,375 $19,431 $20,432 $22,048
Carroll County $26,075 $27,389 $28,888 $32,086 $33,796
Cecil County $22,968 $24,646 $25,333 $26,002 $28,456
Charles County $25,613 $26,725 $27,701 $29,574 $31,695
Dorchester County $19,667 $20,766 $21,916 $22,532 $24,350
Frederick County $27,181 $30,021 $32,174 $32,134 $34,309
Garrett County $17,791 $18,293 $19,360 $20,403 $22,757
Harford County $25,372 $26,613 $27,907 $29,690 $32,792
Howard County $34,859 $36,294 $38,212 $41,474 $44,721
Kent County $24,888 $26,128 $28,165 $30,336 $31,691
Montgomery County $40,388 $42,393 $45,595 $49,107 $51,004
Prince George's County $26,815 $27,996 $29,547 $30,340 $29,948
Queen Anne's County $26,386 $26,878 $29,952 $32,513 $34,728
St. Mary's County $25,096 $27,354 $28,263 $31,061 $29,152
Somerset County $15,063 $16,006 $17,360 $18,077 $19,314
Talbot County $30,952 $32,754 $35,359 $37,809 $41,688
Washington County $22,141 $23,282 $24,162 $24,655 $26,638
Wicomico County $22,033 $22,929 $24,227 $23,988 $25,193
Worcester County $24,298 $25,109 $26,471 $26,266 $28,675

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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