Moving to Maryland

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

Located on the northern border of Washington, D.C., Maryland houses more than 350 biotechnology firms, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Maryland is also a hub for the nation’s health care technology. But that's not all the state has to offer: Maryland’s seafood, beaches and historic sites are not to be missed, and it has several cities worth exploring.

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Maryland Compared to USA Averages
USA Maryland
Population: 311,591,917 5,600,388
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 69%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 87.8%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 25.7%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.62
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 594.8
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 30.2
Average Home Price: $188,400 $329,400
Median Household Income: $51,914 $49,025
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 8.6%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 30/60/15


* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.

Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About Maryland
State Capital: Annapolis
Top 5 Cities: "Baltimore
Frederick
Gaithersburg
Bowie
Rockville
"
Major Newspapers: "Baltimore Sun
Capital (Annapolis)
Daily Record (Baltimore)
Aegis, The (Bel Air)
Arbutus Times (Catonsville)"
Major Sports Teams: "MLB: Baltimore Orioles
NFL: Baltimore Ravens "

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