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Anne Arundel County, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2014: 560,133 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 489,656 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 118,791
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 29,215
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 134,922
Renter-occupied apartments: 51,372 (it was 43,748 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 416 sq. mi.

Water area: 172.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 1347 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Anne Arundel County: 108.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.6%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 28%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Anne Arundel County, Maryland:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (15.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.1%)
  • Asian alone (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Maryland median age:  38.0 years
Males: 276,873  (49.4%)
Females: 283,260  (50.6%)

Anne Arundel County,MD real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Anne Arundel County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $86,230 ($61,768 in 1999)

This county:

$86230
Maryland:

$72483

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,331 (lower quartile is $1,013, upper quartile is $1,728)
This county:

$1331
State:

$1072


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $329,300 (it was $156,500 in 2000)
Anne Arundel:

$329,300
Maryland:

$280,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,100 - $478,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $446,048
Here:

$446,048
State:

$386,375

Townhouses or other attached units: $252,035
Here:

$252,035
State:

$224,239

In 2-unit structures: $336,480
Here:

$336,480
State:

$219,378

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,633
Here:

$147,633
State:

$176,954

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $229,559
Here:

$229,559
State:

$211,194

Mobile homes: $37,452
Here:

$37,452
State:

$63,596
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,996
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $558

Institutionalized population: 7,339

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Health of residents in Anne Arundel County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
77.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
78.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
79.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.
22.3% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1041 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2008: 824 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2009: 822 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2010: 864 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2011: 829 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2012: 943 buildings, average cost: $190,100
  • 2013: 1404 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2014: 1678 buildings, average cost: $168,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,824 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,625 (0.8%)

Anne Arundel County household income distribution in 2009 Anne Arundel County home values distribution Anne Arundel County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.1%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for other race residents, 8.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.1%
Anne Arundel County:

7.1%
Maryland:

10.1%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.7% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 48 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Baltimore-Towson, MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Anne Arundel County is $791 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $950 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1220 a month.

Cities in this county include: Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn, South Gate, Severna Park, Arnold, Odenton, Crofton, Green Haven, Ferndale.

Anne Arundel County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Anne Arundel County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 13.6 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Barbour County, West Virginia , Cooper County, Missouri , Frederick County, Virginia , Lawrence County, Ohio , Roane County, West Virginia , Platte County, Missouri , Winchester city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 29,356
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 23,211 (54% naturalized citizens)

Anne Arundel County:

4.7%
Whole state:

9.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 4,991
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,882
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,096
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,718
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,980
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,028
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,402
  • 1965 to 1969: 4,114

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.3%

Anne Arundel County marital status for males Anne Arundel County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 119,626
  • One, attached: 32,333
  • Two: 2,307
  • 3 or 4: 2,584
  • 5 to 9: 7,390
  • 10 to 19: 13,849
  • 20 or more: 4,944
  • Mobile homes: 3,822
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 82

Housing units in Anne Arundel County with a mortgage: 97,191 (13,252 second mortgage, 13,399 home equity loan, 603 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 24,418

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

77.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Anne Arundel County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic95,11620
Mainline Protestant49,450107
Evangelical Protestant44,446182
Other7,07628
Black Protestant5,60911
Orthodox3,2502
None332,709-
Anne Arundel County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 79
Anne Arundel County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 56
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
Anne Arundel County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 297
This county:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Anne Arundel County:

8.4%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Anne Arundel County:

25.5%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

15.5%

Agriculture in Anne Arundel County:

Average size of farms: 82 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,413
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $527.09
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.46%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,678
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,737
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.04
Corn for grain: 5943 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1818 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6488 harvested acres
Vegetables: 401 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 92 acres

Earthquake activity:

Anne Arundel County-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Anne Arundel County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 262.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 298.9 miles away from Anne Arundel County center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 357.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • MarylandSevere Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 5, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1910): May 6, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1910, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • MarylandSevere Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1875): February 19, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1875, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • MarylandHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3251): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3251, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MarylandHurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 29, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1492): September 19, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1492, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MarylandSnowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 23, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3179): March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3179, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • MarylandWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1324): April 10, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1324, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MarylandHurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 16, 1999 to September 20, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1303): September 24, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1303, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MarylandBlizzard, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1081): January 11, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1081, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • MarylandIce Storms, Severe Storm, Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 8, 1994 to February 18, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1016): March 16, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1016, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • MarylandSevere Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3100): March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3100, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Anne Arundel County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Korea (13%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Canada (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Anne Arundel County (%):

  • German (18%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Anne Arundel County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 205,415 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 27,302 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,257 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 143 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,461 (1%)
  • Railroad: 1,956 (1%)
  • Taxi: 621 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 164 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 395 (0%)
  • Walked: 5,965 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,416 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 8,763 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Anne Arundel County, Maryland in 2000:

  • 5,835 people in state prisons
  • 4,964 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,752 people in nursing homes
  • 859 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 688 people in other group homes
  • 413 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 285 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 256 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 234 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 207 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 183 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 126 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 61 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 37 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Anne Arundel County, Maryland in 2010:

  • 5,666 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 4,716 people in state prisons
  • 1,668 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 857 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 323 people in college/university student housing
  • 208 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 200 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 187 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 126 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 84 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 78 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $81,516.

7.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Maryland average:

6.59%


0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,890 average AGI)
Anne Arundel County:

0.20%
Maryland average:

0.09%

3.58% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($25,764 average AGI)
3.54% relocated from other states ($26,567 average AGI)
Anne Arundel County:

3.54%
Maryland average:

3.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince George's County, MD  0.91% ($51,259 average AGI)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.64% ($45,786)
from Baltimore city, MD  0.56% ($45,532)
from Howard County, MD  0.52% ($58,740)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.29% ($76,748)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.14% ($94,446)
from Calvert County, MD  0.13% ($57,283)


7.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Maryland average:

6.66%


0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,464 average AGI)
Anne Arundel County:

0.18%
Maryland average:

0.11%

3.37% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($23,964 average AGI)
3.66% relocated to other states ($29,090 average AGI)
Anne Arundel County:

3.66%
Maryland average:

3.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince George's County, MD  0.71% ($46,955 average AGI)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.65% ($42,974)
to Baltimore city, MD  0.56% ($36,362)
to Howard County, MD  0.47% ($64,418)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.23% ($62,418)
to Calvert County, MD  0.13% ($60,338)
to Queen Anne's County, MD  0.13% ($71,660)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Anne Arundel County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Anne Arundel County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Anne Arundel County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anne Arundel County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anne Arundel County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 63,726 (55,553 aged, 8,173 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 9,680 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Anne Arundel County, Maryland in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (4509)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3740)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3391)
  • Unspecified dementia (2673)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2120)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1759)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1696)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1353)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (1209)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1171)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.39
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7925.520
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 110.310
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28649.83

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1312.640
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 714.460
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.99

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52.72
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 94.35

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18.2
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 47.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 29.2
  • Other - 18.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 100.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.9
  • Suffocation - 25.5
  • Poisoning - 18.4
  • Other - 6.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 523,523
  • In family households: 446,432 (97,396 male householders, 41,866 female householders)
    105,955 spouses, 153,971 children (143,390 natural, 3,378 adopted, 7,203 stepchildren), 11,866 grandchildren, 5,147 brothers or sisters, 5,066 parents, 7,373 other relatives, 13,819 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 77,091 (27,830 male householders (20,470 living alone)), 32,286 female householders (26,725 living alone)), 16,975 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 14,133 (7,339 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 55,843 2-persons, 33,476 3-persons, 29,095 4-persons, 12,958 5-persons, 4,797 6-persons, 3,093 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 47,195 1-person, 10,451 2-persons, 1,539 3-persons, 561 4-persons, 240 5-persons, 66 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

87,003 married couples with children.
24,525 single-parent households (5,795 men, 18,730 women).

92.7% of residents of Anne Arundel County speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,866,041,000 ($9568 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,190,317,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,528,651,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $458,955,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $47,582,000
Federal grants: $432,287,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,347,136,000 ($1,138,044,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,051,429,000 ($816,846,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $14,700,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $864,384,000
Federal Government insurance: $836,351,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 35,949
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 18,623
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,528
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +910
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Anne Arundel County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 31.23 millions of gallons per day (93% from ground, 7% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,680
  • 2000 to 2004: 27,290
  • 1990 to 1999: 43,647
  • 1980 to 1989: 34,924
  • 1970 to 1979: 35,744
  • 1960 to 1969: 24,770
  • 1950 to 1959: 24,877
  • 1940 to 1949: 9,365
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,721
Rooms in houses/apartments in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 68
  • 2 rooms: 465
  • 3 rooms: 2,554
  • 4 rooms: 6,669
  • 5 rooms: 17,782
  • 6 rooms: 26,965
  • 7 rooms: 26,664
  • 8 rooms: 24,848
  • 9+ rooms: 28,907
  • 1 room: 1,063
  • 2 rooms: 2,925
  • 3 rooms: 6,446
  • 4 rooms: 9,987
  • 5 rooms: 10,691
  • 6 rooms: 6,102
  • 7 rooms: 3,060
  • 8 rooms: 2,048
  • 9+ rooms: 1,426
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 241
  • 1 bedroom: 2,208
  • 2 bedrooms: 19,932
  • 3 bedrooms: 64,550
  • 4 bedrooms: 39,611
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8,380
  • no bedroom: 1,456
  • 1 bedroom: 10,542
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,106
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,998
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,200
  • 5+ bedrooms: 446
Cars and other vehicles available in Anne Arundel County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,663
  • 1 vehicle: 31,690
  • 2 vehicles: 63,280
  • 3 vehicles: 25,874
  • 4 vehicles: 7,677
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,738
  • no vehicle: 5,849
  • 1 vehicle: 19,602
  • 2 vehicles: 14,652
  • 3 vehicles: 2,709
  • 4 vehicles: 708
  • 5+ vehicles: 228

57% of Anne Arundel County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Maryland.

Anne Arundel County:

57.0%
State average:

57.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 258379
  • Northeast: 66337
  • Midwest: 28272
  • South: 87656
  • West: 16701

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $146,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Anne Arundel County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.9%)
  • Utility gas (35.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (44.6%)
  • Electricity (41.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9,266
Here:

16.1%
Maryland:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,377
Here:

15.2%
Maryland:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,736
Here:

16.4%
Maryland:

21.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Anne Arundel County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $76,230,000
    Regular Highways: $37,721,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,536,000
    General - Other: $21,035,000
    Libraries: $2,769,000
    Other Higher Education: $2,139,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,179,000
    Police Protection: $626,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $447,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $695,856,000
    Local Fire Protection: $83,216,000
    Police Protection: $80,965,000
    Other Higher Education: $79,924,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,307,000
    General - Other: $42,807,000
    Solid Waste Management: $41,874,000
    Water Utilities: $35,516,000
    Correctional Institutions: $34,906,000
    Central Staff Services: $33,303,000
    Regular Highways: $26,913,000
    Financial Administration: $26,308,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,864,000
    Sewerage: $20,858,000
    General Public Buildings: $15,307,000
    Libraries: $13,188,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,537,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,056,000
    Health - Other: $1,557,000
    Air Transportation: $1,546,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,203,000
    Parking Facilities: $399,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $452,337,000
    Corporate Bonds: $166,257,000
    Other Investments - Other: $114,786,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $75,486,000
    Benefit Payments: $41,692,000
    Withdrawals: $1,077,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,497,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,288,000
    General - Other: $4,456,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $41,058,000
    Public Welfare: $7,593,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,607,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,666,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,153,000
    Financial Administration: $1,766,000
    Police Protection: $1,402,000
    Health - Other: $391,000
    General - Other: $355,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $138,000
    Regular Highways: $81,000
    Correctional Institutions: $76,000
    General Public Building: $53,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $847,577,000

Anne Arundel County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $63,027,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,927,000
    All Other: $28,365,000
    Higher Education - Other: $28,134,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $12,944,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $11,549,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,298,000
    Regular Highways: $782,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $613,000
    Parking Facilities: $408,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $86,391,000
    From Parent Local Government: $32,155,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $8,265,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,497,000
    Education: $7,460,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,718,000
    Transit Utilities: $337,000
    Highways: $77,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,098,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $58,204,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,095,000
    Rents: $539,000
    Sale of Property: $74,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $54,771,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $280,588,000
    All Other: $32,912,000
    Highways: $29,191,000
    Public Welfare: $4,580,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,712,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,105,000
    Transit Utilities: $147,000
  • Tax - Property: $439,976,000
    Individual Income: $328,424,000
    NEC: $160,341,000
    Other Selective Sales: $24,867,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $13,676,000

Anne Arundel County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $893,871,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $875,981,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $601,055,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $598,768,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $206,799,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $188,909,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,287,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $59,000,000
    Beginning: $41,500,000

Anne Arundel County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $88,272,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $432,880,000
    Total Federal Securities: $23,475,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $371,856,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $598,768,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,751
  • Number of aged recipients: 531
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,220
  • Number of recipients under 18: 845
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,971
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 935
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,421
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,291
Anne Arundel County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Anne Arundel County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 90 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,208$289,0832,306$325,96118,382$279,615839$148,1057$5,884,000908$256,08144$75,341
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED120$276,342180$312,8001,311$292,137123$77,4150$085$255,47147$61,085
APPLICATIONS DENIED250$262,608408$237,2994,844$302,906394$86,2414$437,750315$225,416162$56,852
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN302$284,636332$332,4343,890$297,733154$186,6951$1,190,000191$232,27711$48,091
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS58$250,12183$324,253969$277,49260$162,4000$053$326,58512$56,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 84 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED300$308,987299$307,8708$262,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED76$341,105100$326,6805$232,2001$310,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$318,52383$350,9766$255,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$309,00042$330,7141$248,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$351,5005$318,4000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Anne Arundel County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,82472.9 years
William2,62072.6 years
Mary2,59678.1 years
James1,94470.8 years
Charles1,79472.7 years
Robert1,57669.5 years
George1,36973.6 years
Joseph1,29472.3 years
Margaret1,23278.3 years
Helen1,01679.2 years
Most common last names in Anne Arundel County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith95474.9 years
Johnson79672.8 years
Brown61872.7 years
Jones56272.3 years
Miller47873.7 years
Williams47273.2 years
Thomas34373.6 years
Davis31774.3 years
Taylor29274.0 years
Thompson27473.5 years
Businesses in Anne Arundel County, MD
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1KFC10
7-Eleven38Kincaid1
ALDI2Kmart3
ALDO1Knights Inn1
AMF Bowling3Kohl's4
AT&T12Kroger3
Abercrombie & Fitch1LA Fitness4
Ace Hardware5La Quinta2
Advance Auto Parts8La-Z-Boy2
Aeropostale2Lane Bryant1
Aerosoles1Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters3LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor3Levi Strauss & Co.1
Apple Store1Little Caesars Pizza6
Applebee's2Loews1
Arby's4Long John Silver's2
Audi1Lowe's2
AutoZone3Macy's2
Avenue1Marriott10
BMW1Marshalls3
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1MasterBrand Cabinets61
Bakers1Mazda3
Bally Total Fitness1McDonald's24
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse4
Barnes & Noble1Microtel1
Baskin-Robbins15Motel 62
Bath & Body Works4Motherhood Maternity4
Bebe1New Balance12
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co2
Best Western1Nike32
Blockbuster3Nissan3
Brooks Brothers1Nordstrom1
Brookstone1Office Depot4
Budget Car Rental2Old Country Buffet1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Navy2
Burger King7Outback2
CVS14Outback Steakhouse2
Cache1Pac Sun2
Caribou Coffee1Panda Express1
Casual Male XL2Panera Bread4
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza6
Charlotte Russe1Payless6
Chick-Fil-A7Penske3
Chico's2PetSmart3
Chipotle3Pier 1 Imports4
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pizza Hut10
Cinnabon 1Popeyes8
Clarks1Pottery Barn1
Cold Stone Creamery3Pottery Barn Kids1
Coldwater Creek1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Comfort Inn2Quality1
Comfort Suites1Quiznos9
Costco1RadioShack8
Crate & Barrel1Red Lobster1
Cricket Wireless9Red Robin1
Curves5Red Roof Inn1
DHL5Rite Aid16
Dairy Queen2Ruby Tuesday3
Days Inn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Decora Cabinetry20SAS Shoes2
Dennys1Safeway7
Domino's Pizza3Sam's Club3
DressBarn2Sears10
Dressbarn2Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts22Sheraton2
Eddie Bauer1Skechers USA1
Express1Sleep Inn1
Extended Stay America3Soma Intimates1
Famous Footwear3Spencer Gifts2
Fashion Bug5Sprint Nextel5
FedEx83Staples2
Finish Line2Starbucks20
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Subaru2
Foot Locker3Subway32
Ford2Super 81
Forever 212T-Mobile12
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC15T.J.Maxx1
GameStop9Taco Bell8
Gap1Talbots1
Giant9Target4
Goodwill3The Cheesecake Factory1
Gymboree1The Limited1
H&M1The Room Place3
H&R Block16Torrid1
Hardee's3Toys"R"Us4
Hilton8Trader Joe's1
Hobby Lobby1True Value4
Holiday Inn4U-Haul17
Hollister Co.2UPS88
Home Depot5Value City Furniture1
Homestead Studio Suites2Vans7
Honda3Verizon Wireless8
Hot Topic2Victoria's Secret2
Hyatt1Volkswagen3
Hyundai3Vons7
IHOP1Walgreens6
J. Jill1Walmart3
J.Crew1Wendy's15
JCPenney2Westin2
JoS. A. Bank2Wet Seal1
Johnny Rockets1Whole Foods Market1
Jones New York7Wingate1
Journeys2World Gym1
Just Tires1YMCA1
Justice4

Anne Arundel County on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"