Population of Cities in Maryland (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
1
100,000 to 1 Million
21
10,000 to 100,000

Maryland is the 19th most populous state in the U.S., with a population of over 6 million residents. Baltimore is the most populous city with a population of over 621,000. This is the only city in the state that has a population count that exceeds 100,000. The next most populous city is Frederick, which has a population of just 69,479. Rounding out the top three cities in terms of population is Gaithersburg, which trails Frederick only slightly with a population of 67,456. Annapolis, the state’s capital, ranks seventh with a population of over 39,000. In total, the state has 21 cities with populations that fall between 10,000 and 100,000 residents.

There is a total of 157 incorporated municipalities that are made up of cities, towns, and villages. These are spread across 23 counties. There are no differences in designations in terms of municipal authority and power. All municipalities are considered equal under Maryland’s law. In terms of population, the least populated area is Port Tobacco Village in Charles County. This town has a population of just 13 people per the 2010 U.S. Census. The smallest municipality that is designated as a city is Crisfield, which is located in Somerset County. At the time of the 2010 Census, this city had just 2,726 residents.

Maryland has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 21 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Maryland is Baltimore, with a population of 621,849 people.

Baltimore

Baltimore is the site of the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic.

621,849

Frederick

This city is expected to see continued growth over the next 10 years as the government continues to invest in the area.

69,479

Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg was incorporated as a city in 1968.

67,456

Rockville

Rockville is considered a major retail hub of Montgomery County.

66,980

Bowie

Bowie has been named by CNN Money as one of the Best Places to Live in America.

58,025

Hagerstown

Hagerstown has the fastest-growing metro area in the state, as well as one of the fastest-growing in the country.

40,432

Annapolis

The U.S. Naval Academy is located in Maryland's capital city.

39,474

Salisbury

This city's nickname is The Comfortable Side of Coastal.

32,899

College Park

The College Park Airport is one of the oldest continuously running airports in the nation.

32,301

Laurel

Fort Meade Army Base, Johns Hopskins University's Applied Physics Laboratory and the National Security Agency are all located in this Maryland city.

26,215

Name 2017 Population
Baltimore621,849
Frederick69,479
Gaithersburg67,456
Rockville66,980
Bowie58,025
Hagerstown40,432
Annapolis39,474
Salisbury32,899
College Park32,301
Laurel26,215
Greenbelt24,272
Cumberland20,130
Westminster18,670
Hyattsville18,501
Takoma Park17,713
Easton16,617
Elkton15,782
Aberdeen15,580
Havre de Grace13,504
New Carrollton12,786
Cambridge12,507
Bel Air10,190
Bladensburg9,640
Mount Airy9,380
La Plata9,125
Frostburg8,667
Mount Rainier8,475
Riverdale Park7,305
Ocean City7,055
Taneytown6,746
Cheverly6,485
Thurmont6,454
Hampstead6,359
Glenarden6,326
District Heights6,144
Brunswick6,116
Walkersville5,993
Chesapeake Beach5,873
Fruitland5,215
Poolesville5,201
Chestertown5,093
Manchester4,818
Seat Pleasant4,780
Centreville4,627
Capitol Heights4,574
Berlin4,529
Middletown4,469
Perryville4,437
Sykesville4,412
Denton4,349
Pocomoke City4,133
Indian Head3,857
North East3,723
Leonardtown3,633
Boonsboro3,455
Princess Anne3,303
Berwyn Heights3,280
Brentwood3,191
Delmar3,056
Emmitsburg3,021
Smithsburg2,998
Chevy Chase2,985
Rising Sun2,859
University Park2,665
Federalsburg2,661
Crisfield2,655
Forest Heights2,573
Kensington2,330
Williamsport2,162
Mountain Lake Park2,111
Morningside2,086
Snow Hill2,086
Chevy Chase Village2,060
Hurlock2,045
North Beach2,014
Oakland1,875
Greensboro1,873
Landover Hills1,811
Westernport1,810
Myersville1,708
Ridgely1,615
Fairmount Heights1,570
Hancock1,550
Edmonston1,518
Colmar Manor1,469
Pittsville1,428
New Windsor1,400
Cottage City1,370
Rock Hall1,303
Somerset1,288
Charlestown1,198
Woodsboro1,196
Keedysville1,159
Lonaconing1,144
Hebron1,092
St. Michaels1,045
Garrett Park1,044
Trappe1,025
Martin's Additions village989
Willards989
Chevy Chase View977
Union Bridge971
Funkstown884
Chevy Chase Section Three village801
Grantsville765
Church Hill747
Sharpsburg704
Preston703
New Market697
Chevy Chase Section Five village693
Chesapeake City691
Cecilton671
Upper Marlboro667
Port Deposit659
Queenstown652
Sharwn645
Oxford621
Millington617
Galena598
North Chevy Chase village588
Washington Grove578
North Brentwood540
Loch Lynn Heights536
Secretary529
Sudlersville485
Friendsville476
Barton435
Midland429
East New Market390
Deer Park381
Laytonsville374
Clear Spring351
Mardela Springs350
Betterton325
Accident316
Kitzmiller310
Rosemont village307
Vienna276
Glen Echo272
Goldsboro237
Queen Anne216
Barnesville178
Hillsboro158
Burkittsville155
Henderson143
Brookeville139
Marydel136
Galestown136
Church Creek123
Barclay118
Templeville112
Highland Beach101
Eagle Harbor66
Luke63
Brookview59
Eldorado58
Port Tobacco Village13