Background: Chesapeake Tidal Wetlands
Author Jennifer Schmidt

Discovering and Moving to Maryland

Moving to Maryland

History, Geography, Homes, and State Resources of Maryland

Maryland is on the Atlantic coast right in the middle of the Corridor between Boston and Atlanta. Maryland is adjacent to the nation's capital., Washington, D.C. Compared to the other states, Maryland is 42nd in overall area and ranks 19th in population. The per capita income ranks the fourth largest among the 50 U.S. states. About 90 percent of the 5.5 million state residents reside in the Maryland part of the Combined Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia Statistical Region. The entire metro area is the fourth biggest retail market. in the nation

Maryland's diversified economy is based upon high tech, biosciences and government services, along with international trade and revitalized manufacturing. Transportation facilities include the Baltimore/Washington International Airport. and the Port of Baltimore. Technical and professional make up 24 percent for the overall work force in the state which is the highest concentration in the nation. Maryland is also in a statistical dead heat with Massachusetts for being the number one state for attainment in education . 37.1 percent of Maryland's residents over the age of 25 have attained a bachelor's degree at least or more


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