10 Largest Cities in Maryland

The largest city in Maryland is Baltimore with a population of 590,479. Reid is the fastest growing city in Maryland over the past 10 years, having grown since 2010.
Rank Name 2020 Pop 2010 Census Change Density (km²)
1Baltimore590,479621,005-4.92%2,816
2Columbia103,66399,6154.06%1,253
3Germantown90,84486,3955.15%2,059
4Silver Spring79,75071,45211.61%3,905
5Waldorf74,58767,75210.09%794
6Frederick74,34665,45413.59%1,207
7Ellicott City72,24765,8349.74%931
8Rockville70,08861,49813.97%1,991
9Glen Burnie69,81367,6393.21%1,556
10Gaithersburg69,07960,18914.77%2,585
11Dundalk62,76863,597-1.30%1,854
12Bethesda62,44860,8582.61%1,818
13Bowie58,90455,4986.14%1,150
14Towson58,34755,1975.71%1,592
15Aspen Hill52,80748,7598.30%2,125
16Wheaton50,45948,2844.50%2,824
17North Bethesda50,26243,82814.68%2,188
18Severn50,05244,23113.16%1,055
19Bel Air South48,26947,7091.17%1,190
20Potomac45,82444,9651.91%704
21Odenton41,84637,13212.70%1,094
22Catonsville41,51541,567-0.13%1,148
23Essex40,48039,2623.10%1,688
24Hagerstown40,29139,7841.27%1,279
25Clinton40,02735,97011.28%618
26Annapolis39,01438,3611.70%2,090
27Woodlawn38,95137,8792.83%1,577
28Severna Park38,57637,6342.50%901
29Chillum35,79833,5136.82%4,067
30Olney35,28033,8444.24%841
31Randallstown34,89732,4307.61%1,318
32Owings Mills34,47730,62212.59%1,396
33Montgomery Village33,79832,0325.51%3,284
34Pikesville33,38730,7648.53%1,044
35Salisbury32,97130,3488.64%929
36College Park32,20030,4465.76%2,216
37Parkville31,63330,7342.93%2,850
38Bel Air North31,58230,5683.32%764
39Eldersburg31,45430,5313.02%305
40Milford Mill29,97429,0423.21%1,666
41Carney29,74329,941-0.66%1,647
42Crofton28,37927,3483.77%1,657
43Pasadena28,33824,28716.68%732
44Perry Hall28,12928,474-1.21%1,558
45South Laurel28,04826,1127.41%1,342
46Reisterstown26,93325,9683.72%2,013
47Ilchester26,64723,47613.51%959
48Lochearn26,27125,3333.70%1,814
49Edgewood26,21925,5622.57%569
50Laurel25,54125,0102.12%2,048
51Middle River25,34625,1910.62%1,258
52Fairland24,83123,6814.86%1,935
53North Laurel24,6214,474450.31%1,467
54Suitland24,44425,825-5.35%2,223
55Fort Washington24,18323,7171.96%677
56North Potomac24,14824,410-1.07%1,429
57Clarksburg23,54813,76671.06%1,107
58Arnold23,51823,1061.78%839
59Greenbelt23,31422,2164.94%1,444
60Cockeysville22,07120,7766.23%748
61Landover22,04123,078-4.49%2,128
62Camp Springs21,60219,09613.12%1,086
63Elkridge20,51915,59331.59%945
64Lake Shore20,26019,4774.02%583
65Arbutus20,25920,483-1.09%1,199
66Ballenger Creek19,88918,2748.84%711
67Rosedale19,33619,2570.41%1,083
68Langley Park19,27818,7552.79%7,487
69White Oak19,01017,4039.23%1,941
70Cumberland18,98820,798-8.70%729
71Westminster18,74618,5171.24%1,084
72Seabrook18,34517,2876.12%2,302
73Hyattsville18,23517,5523.89%2,628
74Calverton18,07617,7241.99%1,522
75Takoma Park17,96616,8026.93%3,318
76Maryland City17,73616,09310.21%887
77Oxon Hill17,72017,722-0.01%1,034
78Glassmanor17,62817,2951.93%2,890
79Beltsville17,58916,7724.87%942
80Ferndale17,45516,7464.23%1,696
81Aberdeen17,04314,97613.80%1,016
82Redland16,97817,242-1.53%931
83Easton16,43816,2661.06%554
84Glenmont16,38913,52921.14%2,260
85Parole16,23215,9221.95%610
86Hillcrest Heights16,18516,469-1.72%2,513
87Adelphi15,75115,0864.41%2,239
88Elkton15,57415,4660.70%677
89East Riverdale15,46715,509-0.27%3,697
90Rossville15,39215,1471.62%1,104
91Damascus15,09415,257-1.07%504
92Cloverly15,06215,126-0.42%582
93Brooklyn Park15,03614,3734.61%1,379
94California14,29811,85720.59%429
95Glenn Dale14,19113,4665.38%766
96Havre de Grace13,98213,0387.24%923
97Colesville13,89414,647-5.14%1,048
98Kemp Mill13,83812,56410.14%2,141
99Summerfield13,78110,89826.45%1,462
100Kettering13,63712,7906.62%958
101Bensville13,247303
102New Carrollton12,97612,4004.65%3,249
103Riviera Beach12,57712,677-0.79%1,844
104Joppatowne12,56012,616-0.44%721
105Overlea12,38412,2750.89%1,592
106Mays Chapel12,30311,4207.73%1,281
107Ocean Pines12,24611,7104.58%710
108Cambridge12,20912,457-1.99%443
109Accokeek11,89510,57312.50%167
110Lexington Park11,84811,6261.91%814
111Urbana11,7889,17528.48%687
112Walker Mill11,78011,3024.23%1,441
113Forestville11,71912,353-5.13%1,152
114Brock Hall11,6649,55222.11%331
115Travilah11,63312,159-4.33%283
116Largo11,60410,7098.36%1,463
117Annapolis Neck11,59010,9505.84%646
118Mitchellville11,21510,9672.26%877
119Linthicum10,89510,3245.53%770
120Halfway10,78410,7010.78%895
121Rosaryville10,70510,6970.07%450
122Burtonsville10,6048,32327.41%522
123Lake Arbor10,4569,7766.96%1,288
124Lanham10,30110,1571.42%1,127
125Fort Meade10,2979,32710.40%484
126Timonium10,1409,9252.17%731
127Bel Air9,99610,149-1.51%1,271
128Marlboro Village9,8039,4383.87%984
129Friendly9,7939,2505.87%775
130Brandywine9,7616,71945.27%179
131Chesapeake Ranch Estates9,73210,519-7.48%870
132Edgewater9,6899,0237.38%1,250
133La Plata9,6238,8029.33%500
134Chevy Chase9,6119,5450.69%1,539
135Mount Airy9,4949,2972.12%890
136Coral Hills9,4609,895-4.40%2,448
137White Marsh9,4559,513-0.61%688
138Bladensburg9,4338,9964.86%3,678
139Scaggsville9,430723
140North Kensington9,3479,514-1.76%2,369
141Leisure World9,3218,7496.54%3,263
142Marlton9,2169,0312.05%600
143Westphalia9,0407,26624.42%263
144Linganore8,9788,5435.09%604
145Cape St. Claire8,9288,7472.07%1,718
146Fallston8,8368,958-1.36%244
147South Kensington8,7698,4623.63%1,618
148Edgemere8,6338,669-0.42%307
149Lansdowne8,5718,4091.93%1,454
150Four Corners8,5667,9457.82%2,261
151Frostburg8,4709,009-5.98%978
152Garrison8,3888,823-4.93%1,025
153Jessup8,3597,13717.12%614
154Mayo8,1718,298-1.53%561
155Robinwood8,1236,91817.42%812
156Mount Rainier8,1007,7963.90%4,915
157Baltimore Highlands7,9597,01913.39%1,772
158Temple Hills7,8647,8520.15%2,157
159Woodlawn7,4056,33416.91%2,498
160Bryans Road7,3257,2441.12%184
161Riverdale Park7,2216,9633.71%1,766
162Stevensville6,9736,8032.50%418
163Thurmont6,9486,20312.01%866
164Ocean City6,8897,106-3.05%587
165Taneytown6,8666,7501.72%840
166Lutherville6,7736,5044.14%1,237
167Savage6,6717,054-5.43%941
168Forest Glen6,5896,5820.11%2,498
169Brunswick6,5485,89011.17%774
170Bowleys Quarters6,5196,755-3.49%800
171Walkersville6,4655,83710.76%524
172Cheverly6,4476,1944.08%1,886
173Hampstead6,4356,3111.96%750
174Darnestown6,4246,802-5.56%151
175Hillandale6,2236,0432.98%1,165
176Glenarden6,2115,8935.40%2,008
177Ashton-Sandy Spring6,1365,6289.03%231
178Fairwood6,0845,03120.93%688
179Chesapeake Beach6,0345,7844.32%865
180District Heights5,9785,7424.11%2,668
181Cresawn5,9774,59230.16%377
182Marlow Heights5,8695,6184.47%1,115
183Spring Ridge5,8595,7951.10%858
184Shady Side5,8395,8030.62%339
185Riverside5,8396,425-9.12%968
186Naval Academy5,8344,80221.49%4,218
187Fountainhead-Orchard Hills5,8235,6662.77%509
188Fruitland5,3914,85311.09%540
189Poolesville5,3284,8769.27%523
190Friendship Heights Village5,2254,69811.22%33,191
191Chestertown4,9665,281-5.96%657
192Centreville4,9254,26415.50%695
193Silver Hill4,9215,950-17.29%1,419
194Berlin4,9104,4859.48%563
195Deale4,9054,945-0.81%357
196Manchester4,8854,8141.47%806
197Layhill4,8365,169-6.44%1,181
198Middletown4,8284,30612.12%880
199Seat Pleasant4,7764,5654.62%2,485
200Hampton4,7255,052-6.47%319
201Denton4,6854,4086.28%343
202Peppermill Village4,6284,895-5.45%2,384
203Chester4,5734,1679.74%337
204Woodmore4,5413,93615.37%268
205Capitol Heights4,5284,3174.89%2,239
206Fulton4,4292,049116.15%452
207Perryville4,4214,3401.87%576
208Kingsville4,4044,3181.99%169
209National Harbor4,3223,78814.10%1,145
210West Ocean City4,3194,375-1.28%441
211West Laurel4,2924,2301.47%732
212Riva4,0274,076-1.20%633
213Pocomoke City4,0104,180-4.07%412
214Sykesville3,9773,9440.84%974
215Leonardtown3,8493,01927.49%391
216Indian Head3,8013,865-1.66%1,192
217Pleasant Hills3,7653,37911.42%333
218Boonsboro3,6873,4457.02%466
219Melwood3,656506
220Brookmont3,6333,4684.76%1,070
221North East3,6243,5781.29%692
222Huntingtown3,609173
223Grasonville3,5563,4253.82%248
224Princess Anne3,5473,3336.42%818
225Marlboro Meadows3,4873,672-5.04%221
226Brentwood3,4763,3493.79%3,489
227La Vale3,4213,551-3.66%495
228Berwyn Heights3,2633,1314.22%1,815
229Delmar3,2593,0975.23%744
230Braddock Heights3,2582,60824.92%268
231Emmitsburg3,2172,82014.08%827
232Prince Frederick3,1892,53825.65%336
233Maugansville3,1223,0711.66%492
234St. James3,1002,9534.98%198
235Chevy Chase3,0262,8346.77%2,513
236Jarrettsville2,9922,9162.61%134
237Paramount-Long Meadow2,9812,57115.95%527
238Smithsburg2,9762,979-0.10%1,094
239Andrews AFB2,9642,973-0.30%165
240Springdale2,9472,994-1.57%1,400
241Golden Beach2,8753,796-24.26%293
242Konterra2,8532,52712.90%182
243Gambrills2,8292,8001.04%145
244Rising Sun2,7892,800-0.39%662
245Aberdeen Proving Ground2,7232,09330.10%94
246Perryman2,7122,34215.80%191
247Drum Point2,6922,731-1.43%624
248Federalsburg2,6612,735-2.71%532
249University Park2,6332,5592.89%2,027
250Herald Harbor2,6152,6030.46%601
251Crisfield2,5772,713-5.01%573
252Owings2,5692,14919.54%252
253Forest Heights2,5672,4753.72%2,129
254Croom2,4902,631-5.36%28
255Dunkirk2,449144
256Kensington2,4002,2446.95%1,951
257Wilson-Conococheague2,3302,2822.10%191
258Adamstown2,2632,372-4.60%266
259Spencerville2,2181,59439.15%548
260Jefferson2,1552,1112.08%397
261Solomons2,1132,368-10.77%410
262Hughesville2,1052,197-4.19%73
263Williamsport2,1042,0960.38%826
264Cabin John2,0852,280-8.55%683
265Chevy Chase Village2,0781,9576.18%1,912
266Mountain Lake Park2,0612,162-4.67%416
267North Beach2,0351,9792.83%2,385
268Snow Hill2,0262,108-3.89%258
269Charlotte Hall2,0261,42042.68%155
270Long Beach2,0151,82110.65%466
271Lusby1,9941,8358.66%219
272Hurlock1,9932,105-5.32%288
273Derwood1,9922,381-16.34%1,227
274Arden on the Severn1,9531,9530.00%528
275Kingstown1,9441,73312.18%331
276Point of Rocks1,9401,46632.33%681
277Greensboro1,8861,910-1.26%678
278Myersville1,8571,64612.82%681
279Queensland1,823145
280Oakland1,8071,895-4.64%257
281Mechanicsville1,7651,50817.04%131
282Bartonsville1,7121,45117.99%253
283Baden1,7122,128-19.55%24
284Westernport1,7001,880-9.57%747
285Ridgely1,6961,6383.54%351
286Landover Hills1,6521,5864.16%1,737
287Crownsville1,5691,757-10.70%119
288Hancock1,5431,560-1.09%216
289Fairmount Heights1,5261,4554.88%2,225
290Bel Air1,5241,25821.14%1,291
291Edmonston1,4891,4314.05%1,407
292Pittsville1,4731,4273.22%373
293Colmar Manor1,4611,4073.84%1,316
294New Windsor1,4121,3990.93%734
295Cottage City1,3611,3084.05%1,930
296Buckeystown1,3181,01929.34%333
297Somerset1,2921,2096.87%1,818
298Morningside1,2871,2314.55%865
299Woodsboro1,2741,14211.56%695
300Algonquin1,2571,2411.29%646
301Keedysville1,2511,1479.07%533
302Rock Hall1,2331,308-5.73%356
303Bowling Green1,1981,07711.23%481
304Charlestown1,1951,1791.36%395
305Potomac Heights1,1901,1176.54%428
306Pylesville1,17869369.99%96
307Cavetown1,1171,473-24.17%227
308Hebron1,0931,0821.02%322
309Lonaconing1,0841,188-8.75%1,156
310Highland1,0661,0343.09%171
311Garrett Park1,0649966.83%1,607
312Willards1,0219675.58%347
313St. Michaels1,0181,031-1.26%339
314Martin's Additions1,0069456.46%2,810
315Chevy Chase View9969326.87%1,434
316Trappe9951,068-6.84%144
317Libertytown9839503.47%158
318Calvert Beach97280820.30%456
319Union Bridge966975-0.92%357
320Mount Vernon91777917.72%27
321Funkstown878883-0.57%922
322Queen Anne8701,280-32.03%39
323Grantsville862891-3.25%321
324Potomac Park8482,530-66.48%849
325Piney Point838864-3.01%211
326Cobb Island8311,166-28.73%513
327Eden8268230.36%57
328Aquasco825981-15.90%16
329Tilghman Island8197844.46%132
330Tilghmanton81446575.05%677
331Highfield-Cascade8051,112-27.61%179
332Eckhart Mines801932-14.06%203
333Chevy Chase Section Three7997536.11%2,643
334Mount Savage798873-8.59%335
335Church Hill7777523.32%418
336Bishopville76653144.26%103
337Port Deposit7627570.66%130
338New Market74667211.01%177
339Chevy Chase Section Five7176766.07%2,593
340Queenstown7066606.97%136
341Preston703721-2.50%501
342McCoole70051136.99%192
343Chesapeake City6936910.29%505
344Pomfret68351732.11%96
345Mount Aetna67556120.32%184
346Upper Marlboro673685-1.75%633
347Cecilton6736661.05%538
348Finzel65954720.48%65
349Cordova65556216.55%52
350Sharwn644655-1.68%588
351Bryantown644655-1.68%60
352Mount Lena64051524.27%197
353Sharpsburg639649-1.54%1,143
354North Chevy Chase6075628.01%2,012
355Oxford600650-7.69%430
356Millington590650-9.23%318
357St. George Island584257127.24%287
358Galena570609-6.40%610
359Bowmans Addition568627-9.41%223
360Washington Grove5675316.78%655
361Galesville558684-18.42%166
362Fairplay558580-3.79%179
363North Brentwood5505303.77%1,881
364Cedarville546717-23.85%16
365Corriganville52545515.38%521
366Loch Lynn Heights522546-4.40%634
367Secretary490528-7.20%650
368Sudlersville4864820.83%123
369Friendsville483504-4.17%187
370Chance48235336.54%111
371Kent Narrows475567-16.23%195
372Fairlee470490-4.08%48
373Garretts Mill468234100.00%317
374Rawlings464693-33.04%201
375St. Leonard460742-38.01%78
376Kennedyville445199123.62%308
377Darlington4424098.07%163
378Pleasant Grove43835324.08%107
379Leitersburg434573-24.26%96
380Parsonsburg42133924.19%124
381Barton421454-7.27%786
382Midland407450-9.56%995
383Ellerslie405572-29.20%411
384Tolchester40032921.58%253
385Chewsville39423865.55%182
386Tall Timbers390462-15.58%110
387Laytonsville3883568.99%142
388Bivalve38720192.54%114
389Allen38421082.86%421
390Monrovia379416-8.89%65
391Midlothian37132015.94%232
392East New Market371390-4.87%358
393Deal Island371471-21.23%47
394Deer Park370382-3.14%143
395Clear Spring363364-0.27%1,220
396Butlertown362505-28.32%163
397Shaft36123553.62%177
398Benedict35826137.16%592
399Beaver Creek35625141.83%211
400Mardela Springs346347-0.29%329
401Pecktonville344167105.99%226
402Greensburg34022948.47%325
403Downsville331355-6.76%205
404Broomes Island329405-18.77%175
405Rosemont32629410.88%226
406Fairmount318457-30.42%10
407Zihlman315362-12.98%81
408Sabillasville312354-11.86%80
409Nanticoke31122538.22%46
410Betterton308338-8.88%120
411Accident308325-5.23%241
412Jugtown30220448.04%349
413West Pocomoke301454-33.70%12
414Newark297336-11.61%12
415Kitzmiller296321-7.79%514
416Yarrowsburg294133121.05%500
417Grahamtown285364-21.70%720
418Danville2832714.43%96
419Jennings281113148.67%324
420Bagtown279333-16.22%197
421Glen Echo2752567.42%1,036
422Vienna261278-6.12%132
423Pinesburg261449-41.87%138
424Edgemont25523110.39%186
425Mapleville2542386.72%243
426Fishing Creek24816352.15%91
427Charlton24517143.27%579
428Mount Briar24116050.63%149
429Moscow232240-3.33%560
430Friendship232447-48.10%50
431Goldsboro228241-5.39%113
432Gilmore22712778.74%908
433Jesterville21618814.89%53
434Bloomington216305-29.18%134
435Queen Anne210222-5.41%589
436Franklin201290-30.69%294
437Chonk20112955.81%326
438Taylors Island19617313.29%18
439Madison195204-4.41%23
440Edesville19516915.38%188
441Smith Island193276-30.07%17
442Quantico19213344.36%39
443Detmold192474
444Hutton183432
445Barnesville1801715.26%142
446Burkittsville17115113.25%145
447Tyaskin170236-27.97%51
448Barclay169173-2.31%249
449San Mar168384-56.25%144
450Ringgold1681661.20%225
451Dargan1661650.61%217
452Hillsboro158161-1.86%451
453Flintstone152177-14.12%141
454Rohrersville150175-14.29%167
455Brookeville15013411.94%415
456Bier149173-13.87%39
457Henderson144146-1.37%444
458Marydel140142-1.41%457
459Stockton13932
460Galestown132138-4.35%217
461Gapland12810917.43%221
462Vale Summit125139-10.07%49
463National125308
464Fort Ritchie123314-60.83%48
465Trego-Rohrersville Station121172-29.65%110
466Frenchtown-Rumbly12110021.00%12
467Church Creek121125-3.20%138
468Templeville1171142.63%911
469West Denton116155
470Mercersville115130-11.54%138
471Klondike114118-3.39%116
472Williston110155-29.03%162
473Highland Beach1101036.80%620
474Whaleyville108149-27.52%43
475Cearfoss106178-40.45%203
476Rock Point103107-3.74%63
477Breathedsville103254-59.45%107
478Sandy Hook101188-46.28%181
479Girdletree100149-32.89%58
480Big Spring90250
481Crellin86264-67.42%47
482Whitehaven8387
483Carlos80153-47.71%108
484Georgetown79143-44.76%21
485Powellville78189-58.73%20
486Antietam76191
487Pondsville73158-53.80%91
488Dames Quarter71167-57.49%2
489Eagle Harbor70666.06%221
490Swanton6868
491Dawson68103-33.98%51
492Luke6165-6.15%88
493Brookview5660-6.67%499
494Big Pool56201
495Eldorado5559-6.78%292
496Worton53249-78.71%22
497Bakersville52395
498Barrelville47413
499Spring Gap4527
500Reid44136

Top 500 Cities in Maryland by Population

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.

Map of Cities in Maryland

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates