10 Largest Cities in Maryland

The largest city in Maryland is Baltimore, with a population of 575,584. North Laurel is the fastest growing city in Maryland over the past 10 years, having grown 455.95% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²)
1Baltimore575,584620,915-7.30%1,060
2Columbia103,99199,6154.39%485
3Germantown90,58286,3954.85%793
4Silver Spring81,77371,45214.44%1,546
5Waldorf75,48967,75211.42%310
6Frederick72,84265,45511.29%456
7Ellicott City72,66565,83410.38%361
8Glen Burnie69,87267,6393.30%601
9Rockville68,18161,48410.89%748
10Gaithersburg67,81560,18512.68%980
11Bethesda63,19560,8583.84%710
12Dundalk63,01563,597-0.92%719
13Bowie58,70955,4585.86%442
14Towson57,81755,1974.75%609
15Aspen Hill53,04948,7598.80%824
16Severn50,49644,23114.16%411
17Wheaton50,22948,2844.03%1,085
18North Bethesda49,87243,82813.79%838
19Bel Air South48,42547,7091.50%461
20Potomac45,94044,9652.17%272
21Odenton41,84637,13212.70%422
22Catonsville41,54741,567-0.05%444
23Woodlawn40,46937,8796.84%632
24Hagerstown40,03039,7790.63%490
25Essex39,43739,2620.45%635
26Annapolis39,24138,4072.17%811
27Clinton39,01835,9708.47%232
28Severna Park38,18837,6341.47%344
29Chillum35,55733,5136.10%1,559
30Randallstown35,52832,4309.55%518
31Olney35,19133,8443.98%324
32Owings Mills35,08130,62214.56%548
33Montgomery Village34,33232,0327.18%1,288
34Pikesville33,48630,7648.85%404
35Salisbury33,19130,3829.25%361
36College Park32,12330,4485.50%853
37Bel Air North31,94130,5684.49%298
38Parkville31,45130,7342.33%1,094
39Eldersburg31,10830,5311.89%116
40Carney30,28929,9411.16%648
41Milford Mill29,92629,0423.04%642
42Pasadena29,91824,28723.19%298
43Crofton29,13627,3486.54%657
44South Laurel28,68326,1129.85%530
45Perry Hall28,26628,474-0.73%604
46Reisterstown27,00725,9684.00%779
47Ilchester26,97423,47614.90%375
48Lochearn25,77125,3331.73%687
49Edgewood25,57425,5620.05%214
50Laurel25,51924,9852.14%790
51Fairland25,22023,6816.50%759
52Middle River25,12925,191-0.25%481
53North Laurel24,8734,474455.95%572
54Clarksburg24,76713,76679.91%449
55Suitland24,52225,825-5.05%861
56Fort Washington24,23723,7172.19%262
57North Potomac23,91424,410-2.03%546
58Arnold23,40623,1061.30%322
59Greenbelt23,20022,1864.57%555
60Landover22,55323,078-2.27%841
61Camp Springs21,84119,09614.37%424
62Elkridge21,45815,59337.61%381
63Ballenger Creek21,08018,27415.36%291
64Cockeysville21,03820,7761.26%275
65Rosedale19,84219,2573.04%429
66Lake Shore19,79119,4771.61%220
67Langley Park19,52018,7554.08%2,926
68Arbutus19,29220,483-5.81%441
69White Oak19,02017,4039.29%750
70Cumberland18,91420,802-9.08%280
71Westminster18,67418,5140.86%417
72Seabrook18,61617,2877.69%902
73Hyattsville18,17417,5743.41%1,011
74Oxon Hill18,08017,7222.02%407
75Beltsville17,81216,7726.20%368
76Takoma Park17,75116,8025.65%1,266
77Maryland City17,51316,0938.82%338
78Redland17,41417,2421.00%369
79Ferndale17,20816,7462.76%645
80Parole17,07415,9227.24%248
81Glassmanor16,93517,295-2.08%1,072
82Calverton16,88817,724-4.72%549
83Easton16,87116,2893.57%219
84Glenmont16,65913,52923.14%887
85East Riverdale16,41615,5095.85%1,515
86Hillcrest Heights16,38816,469-0.49%982
87Adelphi16,37715,0868.56%899
88Aberdeen15,93514,9766.40%367
89Elkton15,62615,4730.99%262
90Cloverly15,46415,1262.23%231
91Damascus15,25015,257-0.05%197
92Rossville15,12715,147-0.13%419
93Brooklyn Park14,85014,3733.32%526
94California14,81511,85724.95%172
95Kemp Mill14,73312,56417.26%880
96Havre de Grace14,47213,03910.99%369
97Summerfield14,34310,89831.61%587
98Colesville13,99214,647-4.47%407
99Kettering13,52712,7905.76%367
100Glenn Dale13,36113,466-0.78%278
101Bensville13,227117
102New Carrollton12,90412,3814.22%1,247
103Riviera Beach12,65812,677-0.15%716
104Urbana12,5879,17537.19%283
105Annapolis Neck12,55110,95014.62%270
106Ocean Pines12,49911,7106.74%280
107Forestville12,34212,353-0.09%468
108Joppatowne12,30412,616-2.47%273
109Mays Chapel12,25311,4207.29%492
110Cambridge12,21212,455-1.95%171
111Overlea12,19512,275-0.65%605
112Brock Hall12,1179,55226.85%133
113Accokeek11,64710,57310.16%63
114Mitchellville11,54710,9675.29%349
115Travilah11,30112,159-7.06%106
116Lanham11,12010,1579.48%470
117Lexington Park11,08211,626-4.68%294
118Largo10,96110,7092.35%534
119Walker Mill10,90411,302-3.52%515
120Halfway10,89810,7011.84%349
121Fort Meade10,8739,32716.58%197
122Timonium10,5579,9256.37%294
123Rosaryville10,50110,697-1.83%170
124Linthicum10,44210,3241.14%285
125Bel Air10,27310,1491.22%504
126Friendly10,0519,2508.66%307
127La Plata9,9838,80213.42%200
128Lake Arbor9,9739,7762.02%474
129Westphalia9,9447,26636.86%112
130Brandywine9,8496,71946.58%70
131Burtonsville9,8238,32318.02%187
132Scaggsville9,751289
133Chesapeake Ranch Estates9,70210,519-7.77%335
134Chevy Chase9,6229,5450.81%595
135Jessup9,5097,13733.24%270
136Mount Airy9,5089,2952.29%344
137Bladensburg9,3968,9954.46%1,414
138Marlboro Village9,3259,438-1.20%361
139White Marsh9,2169,513-3.12%259
140Linganore9,1128,5436.66%237
141Edgewater9,1129,0230.99%454
142Marlton9,0719,0310.44%228
143Leisure World9,0408,7493.33%1,222
144North Kensington9,0369,514-5.02%884
145Fallston8,9728,9580.16%96
146South Kensington8,7638,4623.56%624
147Cape St. Claire8,7298,747-0.21%649
148Coral Hills8,6859,895-12.23%867
149Edgemere8,5268,669-1.65%117
150Lansdowne8,4778,4090.81%555
151Frostburg8,3919,009-6.86%374
152Garrison8,3098,823-5.83%392
153Four Corners8,2467,9453.79%840
154Mount Rainier8,0657,8063.32%1,889
155Mayo8,0318,298-3.22%213
156Baltimore Highlands7,9447,01913.18%683
157Temple Hills7,9267,8520.94%839
158Bryans Road7,8477,2448.32%76
159Robinwood7,6846,91811.07%297
160Stevensville7,2676,8036.82%168
161Thurmont7,2236,20316.44%348
162Riverdale Park7,1806,9433.41%678
163Ocean City6,9487,105-2.21%229
164Lutherville6,8566,5045.41%483
165Taneytown6,8396,7521.29%323
166Brunswick6,7875,89015.23%310
167Walkersville6,7215,83815.13%210
168Woodlawn6,6926,3345.65%871
169Hillandale6,4876,0437.35%469
170Forest Glen6,4696,582-1.72%947
171Darnestown6,4626,802-5.00%59
172Savage6,4287,054-8.87%350
173Hampstead6,4216,3221.57%289
174Bowleys Quarters6,4126,755-5.08%304
175Cheverly6,4106,1853.64%724
176Fairwood6,2615,03124.45%273
177Glenarden6,1395,8445.05%766
178Chesapeake Beach6,0945,7845.36%337
179Riverside6,0386,425-6.02%386
180Ashton-Sandy Spring5,9975,6286.56%87
181Naval Academy5,9704,80224.32%1,666
182District Heights5,9645,7563.61%1,028
183Cresawn5,9164,59228.83%144
184Spring Ridge5,8765,7951.40%332
185Marlow Heights5,8725,6184.52%431
186Fountainhead-Orchard Hills5,7745,6661.91%195
187Shady Side5,4235,803-6.55%122
188Friendship Heights Village5,3964,69814.86%13,231
189Fruitland5,3834,85310.92%208
190Poolesville5,2784,8778.22%200
191Centreville5,2344,26122.84%285
192Layhill5,2165,1690.91%492
193Silver Hill5,1205,950-13.95%570
194Chestertown5,0275,281-4.81%257
195Middletown5,0204,30616.58%353
196Berlin4,9984,45712.14%221
197Manchester4,8594,8140.93%310
198Seat Pleasant4,7304,5344.32%950
199Deale4,7064,945-4.83%132
200Chester4,6584,16711.78%133
201Hampton4,6245,052-8.47%120
202Woodmore4,6083,93617.07%105
203Peppermill Village4,5754,895-6.54%910
204Denton4,5624,3973.75%129
205Capitol Heights4,5084,3124.55%860
206Perryville4,4434,3412.35%223
207Kingsville4,3854,3181.55%65
208West Laurel4,3834,2303.62%289
209Fulton4,3262,049111.13%170
210West Ocean City4,3104,375-1.49%170
211National Harbor4,2963,78813.41%439
212Melwood4,289229
213Pocomoke City4,1584,182-0.57%165
214Riva4,1304,0761.32%251
215Sykesville3,9703,9440.66%375
216Leonardtown3,9443,02430.42%155
217Brookmont3,9213,46813.06%446
218St. James3,8602,95330.71%95
219Pleasant Hills3,8213,37913.08%131
220Indian Head3,7943,865-1.84%459
221Boonsboro3,7913,4619.53%185
222North East3,6603,5862.06%270
223Delmar3,6063,09916.36%318
224Princess Anne3,5193,3345.55%313
225Grasonville3,4953,4252.04%94
226Huntingtown3,48664
227Marlboro Meadows3,4683,672-5.56%85
228Brentwood3,4653,3493.46%1,342
229La Vale3,4293,551-3.44%192
230Emmitsburg3,3382,82018.37%331
231Berwyn Heights3,2453,1313.64%697
232Springdale3,1992,9946.85%587
233Andrews AFB3,0792,9733.57%66
234Paramount-Long Meadow3,0622,57119.10%209
235Golden Beach3,0603,796-19.39%120
236Jarrettsville3,0232,9163.67%52
237Chevy Chase2,9882,8345.43%958
238Smithsburg2,9642,995-1.04%421
239Prince Frederick2,9282,53815.37%119
240Braddock Heights2,9102,60811.58%92
241Aberdeen Proving Ground2,8722,09337.22%38
242Gambrills2,8372,8001.32%56
243Rising Sun2,7732,793-0.72%254
244Herald Harbor2,7472,6035.53%244
245Federalsburg2,6532,735-3.00%205
246Dunkirk2,63860
247University Park2,6132,5592.11%777
248Crisfield2,5642,713-5.49%220
249Forest Heights2,5522,4753.11%817
250Maugansville2,5433,071-17.19%155
251Konterra2,5362,5270.36%62
252Owings2,5282,14917.64%96
253Adamstown2,5122,3725.90%114
254Perryman2,4122,3422.99%66
255Kensington2,3332,2095.61%732
256Hughesville2,2792,1973.73%30
257Wilson-Conococheague2,2632,282-0.83%71
258Jefferson2,2352,1115.87%159
259Drum Point2,2272,731-18.45%199
260Croom2,1742,631-17.37%9
261Long Beach2,1431,82117.68%191
262Solomons2,1322,368-9.97%160
263Cabin John2,1212,280-6.97%268
264Williamsport2,0812,087-0.29%315
265Spencerville2,0791,59430.43%198
266Chevy Chase Village2,0621,9575.37%732
267North Beach2,0571,9793.94%931
268Mountain Lake Park2,0562,162-4.90%160
269Snow Hill2,0482,119-3.35%101
270Hurlock2,0262,107-3.84%113
271Myersville1,9261,64617.01%273
272Queensland1,91859
273Kingstown1,9171,73310.62%126
274Derwood1,8902,381-20.62%450
275Greensboro1,8831,909-1.36%261
276Arden on the Severn1,8801,953-3.74%196
277Charlotte Hall1,8651,42031.34%55
278Point of Rocks1,8571,46626.67%251
279Lusby1,8241,835-0.60%77
280Oakland1,7991,895-5.07%99
281Mechanicsville1,7651,50817.04%51
282Baden1,7432,128-18.09%9
283Bartonsville1,7071,45117.64%97
284Westernport1,6921,880-10.00%287
285Ridgely1,6671,6381.77%133
286Landover Hills1,6341,5793.48%663
287Bel Air1,5791,25825.52%516
288Crownsville1,5301,757-12.92%45
289Hancock1,5231,558-2.25%82
290Fairmount Heights1,5201,4554.47%856
291Pittsville1,4901,4284.34%146
292Edmonston1,4881,4313.98%543
293Colmar Manor1,4481,4072.91%504
294New Windsor1,4001,3930.50%281
295Cottage City1,3501,3083.21%739
296Woodsboro1,3251,14615.62%279
297Potomac Heights1,2891,11715.40%179
298Buckeystown1,2861,01926.20%125
299Morningside1,2791,2224.66%332
300Rock Hall1,2781,308-2.29%142
301Somerset1,2711,2075.30%690
302Algonquin1,2371,241-0.32%245
303Keedysville1,2331,1536.94%203
304Bowling Green1,2171,07713.00%189
305Highland1,2061,03416.63%75
306Charlestown1,1981,1791.61%153
307Cavetown1,1291,473-23.35%88
308Hebron1,1041,0822.03%125
309Lonaconing1,0871,187-8.42%448
310Pylesville1,08469356.42%34
311St. Michaels1,0621,0303.11%136
312Garrett Park1,0539965.72%614
313Queen Anne1,0491,280-18.05%18
314Willards1,0179675.17%133
315Tilghman Island1,00578428.19%62
316Trappe1,0001,068-6.37%56
317Martin's Additions9939455.08%1,071
318Libertytown9939504.53%61
319Chevy Chase View9809295.49%544
320Mount Vernon96677924.01%11
321Union Bridge963975-1.23%137
322Calvert Beach96080818.81%174
323Aquasco957981-2.45%7
324Monrovia903416117.07%60
325Tilghmanton86846586.67%279
326Funkstown867883-1.81%352
327Grantsville859891-3.59%123
328Cobb Island8461,166-27.44%201
329Potomac Park8182,530-67.67%316
330Highfield-Cascade8091,112-27.25%70
331Piney Point794864-8.10%77
332Chevy Chase Section Three7927594.35%1,011
333Bishopville77453145.76%40
334New Market77066815.27%71
335Finzel76754740.22%29
336Port Deposit7657590.79%50
337Eden765823-7.05%20
338Mount Savage747873-14.43%121
339Church Hill743752-1.20%154
340Queenstown7036685.24%52
341Preston701721-2.77%193
342Chevy Chase Section Five7006704.48%977
343Chesapeake City6936890.58%195
344McCoole69251135.42%73
345Mount Aetna68956122.82%73
346Sharwn6786563.35%239
347Upper Marlboro675686-1.60%245
348Cecilton6726631.36%207
349Eckhart Mines665932-28.65%65
350Galesville645684-5.70%74
351Sharpsburg643660-2.58%444
352Bryantown637655-2.75%23
353Cordova6125628.90%19
354Oxford608650-6.46%168
355Tall Timbers60246230.30%65
356North Chevy Chase6015626.94%769
357Millington598650-8.00%124
358Fairlee59149020.61%23
359Galena582609-4.43%241
360Newark57233670.24%9
361Bowmans Addition571627-8.93%86
362Washington Grove5655316.40%252
363Corriganville55945522.86%214
364North Brentwood5475303.21%722
365Cedarville539717-24.83%6
366Loch Lynn Heights528548-3.65%247
367Pomfret5195170.39%28
368Kent Narrows511567-9.88%81
369Secretary500529-5.48%256
370Darlington49940922.00%71
371St. Leonard494742-33.42%32
372Pleasant Grove47635334.84%45
373Friendsville471502-6.18%70
374Chance47035333.14%42
375Rawlings469693-32.32%78
376Sudlersville464483-3.93%45
377Leitersburg460573-19.72%39
378Allen453210115.71%192
379Mount Lena451515-12.43%54
380Kennedyville436199119.10%116
381Fairplay435580-25.00%54
382Broomes Island4214053.95%86
383Parsonsburg42033923.89%48
384Barton419454-7.71%302
385Midland404450-10.22%381
386Ellerslie390572-31.82%153
387Midlothian38832021.25%93
388Bagtown38633315.92%105
389Laytonsville3813586.42%54
390East New Market377390-3.33%141
391Zihlman3693621.93%37
392Fairmount367457-19.69%4
393Clear Spring3663640.55%475
394Deer Park364382-4.71%54
395St. George Island35725738.91%68
396Sabillasville3543540.00%35
397Mardela Springs3533471.73%129
398Shaft35123549.36%67
399Deal Island351471-25.48%17
400Tolchester3503296.38%85
401Rosemont33629513.90%90
402Chewsville33523840.76%60
403San Mar333384-13.28%110
404Nanticoke33022546.67%19
405West Pocomoke323454-28.85%5
406Garretts Mill31923436.32%83
407Downsville318355-10.42%76
408Betterton314338-7.10%47
409Accident308325-5.23%93
410Grahamtown305364-16.21%298
411Beaver Creek30425121.12%69
412Butlertown302505-40.20%52
413Mapleville30023826.05%111
414Kitzmiller299321-6.85%200
415Breathedsville29825417.32%119
416Friendship294447-34.23%24
417Charlton28817168.42%263
418Jugtown28420439.22%127
419Quantico278133109.02%22
420Yarrowsburg275133106.77%180
421Glen Echo2702565.47%393
422Vienna265278-4.68%52
423Moscow2532405.42%236
424Greensburg25322910.48%93
425Pinesburg247449-44.99%50
426Pecktonville24416746.11%62
427Edgemont2442315.63%69
428Flintstone23817734.46%85
429Edesville23816940.83%89
430Sandy Hook23418824.47%162
431Jennings232113105.31%103
432Goldsboro226241-6.22%43
433Gilmore22212774.80%343
434Taylors Island22117327.75%8
435Jesterville21418813.83%20
436Bier21417323.70%22
437Queen Anne211222-4.95%228
438Madison2042040.00%9
439Benedict203261-22.22%130
440Danville201271-25.83%26
441Fishing Creek19716320.86%28
442Bloomington192305-37.05%46
443Franklin186290-35.86%105
444Chonk18312941.86%115
445Barnesville1791714.68%55
446Burkittsville17515115.89%57
447Mount Briar1711606.88%41
448Dargan1661650.61%84
449Barclay159174-8.62%90
450Hillsboro152161-5.59%167
451Smith Island149276-46.01%5
452Tyaskin148236-37.29%17
453National146139
454Brookeville1441356.67%154
455Henderson143146-2.05%170
456Marydel139142-2.11%175
457Ringgold138166-16.87%71
458Klondike13411813.56%53
459Galestown131138-5.07%83
460Templeville1231156.96%370
461Church Creek121125-3.20%53
462Trego-Rohrersville Station119172-30.81%42
463Rohrersville117175-33.14%50
464Highland Beach1101036.80%239
465Frenchtown-Rumbly1091009.00%4
466Detmold109104
467Bivalve109201-45.77%12
468Girdletree106149-28.86%24
469Williston96155-38.06%54
470Vale Summit92139-33.81%14
471Gorman91106-14.15%11
472Mercersville89130-31.54%41
473Cearfoss89178-50.00%66
474Georgetown88143-38.46%9
475Big Pool88122
476Stockton868
477Rock Point85107-20.56%20
478Crellin84264-68.18%18
479Carlos83153-45.75%43
480Barrelville83282
481Dawson82103-20.39%24
482Worton79249-68.27%13
483Gapland78109-28.44%52
484Antietam7775
485Fort Ritchie73314-76.75%11
486Hutton7266
487Eagle Harbor67661.52%82
488Whitehaven6426
489Big Spring6368
490Luke5865-10.77%32
491Brookview5860-3.33%200
492Spring Gap5713
493Eldorado5759-3.39%117
494Whaleyville55149-63.09%9
495Bakersville53155
496Powellville52189-72.49%5
497Oldtown5258
498Pondsville50158-68.35%24
499Dames Quarter50167-70.06%1
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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

Maryland Cities by First Letter

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

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