Population of Cities in Maryland (2019)

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.

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Maryland has 0 cities with more than a million people, 1 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 20 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Maryland is Baltimore, with a population of 594,450 people.

Baltimore

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

594,450

Frederick

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

71,773

Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg was incorporated as a city in 1968.

69,528

Rockville

Rockville is considered a major retail hub of Montgomery County.

67,741

Bowie

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

58,891

Hagerstown

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

40,542

Annapolis

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

39,304

Salisbury

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

33,687

College Park

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

32,431

Laurel

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

25,649

Name 2019 Population Location
Baltimore594,450Map
Frederick71,773Map
Gaithersburg69,528Map
Rockville67,741Map
Bowie58,891Map
Hagerstown40,542Map
Annapolis39,304Map
Salisbury33,687Map
College Park32,431Map
Laurel25,649Map
Greenbelt24,071Map
Cumberland19,522Map
Westminster18,671Map
Hyattsville18,536Map
Takoma Park18,110Map
Easton16,262Map
Elkton15,813Map
Aberdeen15,717Map
Havre de Grace13,560Map
New Carrollton12,958Map
Cambridge12,261Map
Bel Air9,974Map
Bladensburg9,674Map
La Plata9,638Map
Mount Airy9,380Map
Frostburg8,703Map
Mount Rainier8,491Map
Riverdale Park7,340Map
Ocean City6,897Map
Taneytown6,760Map
Thurmont6,720Map
Cheverly6,502Map
Hampstead6,364Map
Brunswick6,330Map
Walkersville6,231Map
Glenarden6,223Map
District Heights6,056Map
Chesapeake Beach6,034Map
Fruitland5,351Map
Poolesville5,307Map
Chestertown5,044Map
Centreville4,938Map
Berlin4,881Map
Manchester4,818Map
Seat Pleasant4,799Map
Middletown4,641Map
Capitol Heights4,581Map
Denton4,496Map
Perryville4,455Map
Princess Anne4,442Map
Leonardtown4,108Map
Pocomoke City4,044Map
Sykesville3,941Map
Indian Head3,719Map
North East3,680Map
Boonsboro3,675Map
Berwyn Heights3,296Map
Delmar3,290Map
Brentwood3,195Map
Emmitsburg3,113Map
Chevy Chase3,043Map
Smithsburg3,009Map
Rising Sun2,796Map
Federalsburg2,707Map
University Park2,671Map
Forest Heights2,589Map
Crisfield2,579Map
Kensington2,424Map
Williamsport2,154Map
Mountain Lake Park2,111Map
Chevy Chase Village2,098Map
Morningside2,055Map
North Beach2,055Map
Snow Hill2,044Map
Hurlock2,015Map
Greensboro1,906Map
Oakland1,870Map
Landover Hills1,820Map
Myersville1,777Map
Westernport1,754Map
Ridgely1,651Map
Fairmount Heights1,576Map
Hancock1,562Map
Edmonston1,528Map
Colmar Manor1,467Map
Pittsville1,466Map
New Windsor1,400Map
Cottage City1,377Map
Somerset1,310Map
Rock Hall1,283Map
Woodsboro1,241Map
Charlestown1,205Map
Keedysville1,170Map
Hebron1,110Map
Lonaconing1,104Map
Garrett Park1,064Map
Willards1,027Map
Martin's Additions1,018Map
St. Michaels1,014Map
Chevy Chase View1,005Map
Trappe982Map
Union Bridge967Map
Funkstown884Map
Chevy Chase Section Three811Map
Port Deposit770Map
Grantsville761Map
Church Hill738Map
Chevy Chase Section Five726Map
New Market722Map
Preston712Map
Chesapeake City703Map
Sharpsburg700Map
Queenstown680Map
Cecilton678Map
Upper Marlboro675Map
Sharwn655Map
Oxford602Map
North Chevy Chase602Map
Millington601Map
Galena588Map
Washington Grove579Map
North Brentwood546Map
Loch Lynn Heights535Map
Secretary511Map
Friendsville468Map
Sudlersville460Map
Barton419Map
Midland413Map
East New Market378Map
Laytonsville377Map
Deer Park377Map
Mardela Springs357Map
Clear Spring347Map
Betterton324Map
Accident316Map
Rosemont311Map
Kitzmiller306Map
Glen Echo272Map
Vienna272Map
Goldsboro241Map
Queen Anne212Map
Barnesville182Map
Burkittsville163Map
Hillsboro162Map
Henderson151Map
Marydel147Map
Brookeville132Map
Galestown132Map
Church Creek123Map
Templeville120Map
Barclay118Map
Highland Beach106Map
Luke63Map
Eagle Harbor62Map
Brookview59Map
Eldorado58Map
Port Tobacco Village13Map