Population of Cities in Maryland (2018)

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 601,188 people.

Baltimore

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

601,188

Frederick

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

71,202

Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg was incorporated as a city in 1968.

68,944

Rockville

Rockville is considered a major retail hub of Montgomery County.

67,474

Bowie

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

58,725

Hagerstown

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

40,512

Annapolis

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

39,342

Salisbury

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

33,496

College Park

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

32,379

Laurel

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

25,717

Name 2018 Population
Baltimore601,188
Frederick71,202
Gaithersburg68,944
Rockville67,474
Bowie58,725
Hagerstown40,512
Annapolis39,342
Salisbury33,496
College Park32,379
Laurel25,717
Greenbelt24,017
Cumberland19,674
Westminster18,671
Hyattsville18,507
Takoma Park17,995
Easton16,358
Elkton15,790
Aberdeen15,682
Havre de Grace13,549
New Carrollton12,928
Cambridge12,330
Bel Air10,019
Bladensburg9,652
La Plata9,505
Frostburg8,694
Mount Rainier8,479
Riverdale Park7,328
Ocean City6,931
Taneytown6,760
Thurmont6,656
Cheverly6,491
Hampstead6,361
Brunswick6,277
Glenarden6,208
Walkersville6,172
District Heights6,043
Chesapeake Beach5,993
Mount Airy 5,510
Fruitland5,312
Poolesville5,268
Chestertown5,056
Centreville4,852
Manchester4,818
Berlin4,790
Seat Pleasant4,789
Middletown4,599
Capitol Heights4,569
Denton4,460
Perryville4,443
Princess Anne4,159
Pocomoke City4,063
Leonardtown3,995
Sykesville3,941
Indian Head3,754
North East3,670
Boonsboro3,620
Berwyn Heights3,289
Delmar3,261
Brentwood3,191
Emmitsburg3,088
Chevy Chase3,025
Smithsburg3,006
Rising Sun2,797
Federalsburg2,696
University Park2,667
Crisfield2,596
Forest Heights2,585
Kensington2,409
Williamsport2,156
Mountain Lake Park2,111
Chevy Chase Village2,086
Snow Hill2,053
Morningside2,052
North Beach2,043
Hurlock2,019
Greensboro1,898
Oakland1,871
Landover Hills1,816
Westernport1,768
Myersville1,759
Ridgely1,642
Fairmount Heights1,573
Hancock1,559
Edmonston1,524
Colmar Manor1,466
Pittsville1,459
New Windsor1,400
Cottage City1,374
Somerset1,299
Rock Hall1,288
Woodsboro1,230
Charlestown1,202
Keedysville1,167
Lonaconing1,114
Hebron1,105
Garrett Park1,058
St. Michaels1,022
Willards1,017
Martin's Additions1,011
Chevy Chase View999
Trappe993
Union Bridge968
Funkstown884
Chevy Chase Section Three805
Port Deposit769
Grantsville762
Church Hill740
Chevy Chase Section Five721
New Market716
Preston710
Chesapeake City702
Sharpsburg701
Cecilton677
Queenstown673
Upper Marlboro673
Sharwn654
Oxford607
North Chevy Chase597
Galena590
Washington Grove574
Millington 564
North Brentwood544
Loch Lynn Heights535
Secretary514
Friendsville470
Sudlersville464
Barton423
Midland417
East New Market379
Deer Park378
Laytonsville376
Mardela Springs355
Clear Spring348
Betterton324
Accident316
Rosemont310
Kitzmiller307
Vienna273
Glen Echo271
Goldsboro240
Barnesville181
Burkittsville161
Hillsboro161
Henderson149
Marydel145
Galestown133
Brookeville132
Queen Anne 126
Church Creek123
Barclay118
Highland Beach105
Templeville 91
Eagle Harbor63
Luke63
Brookview59
Eldorado58
Port Tobacco Village13