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St. Mary's County, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2019: 113,510 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 86,211 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,419
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,547
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 22,001
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,638 (it was 8,641 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 361 sq. mi.

Water area: 403.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 314 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Mary's County: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Public administration (18.5%), Educational, health and social services (18.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.2%), Construction (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in St. Mary's County, MD (2019)
    • 81,82873.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 16,54914.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,1715.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,8053.4%Two or more races
    • 2,9252.6%Asian alone
    • 2150.2%Some other race alone
    • 1160.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 200.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Males: 56,505  (49.8%)
Females: 57,005  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
St. Mary's County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $87,947 ($54,706 in 1999)
This county:

$87,947
Maryland:

$86,738

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,170 (lower quartile is $937, upper quartile is $1,489)
This county:

$1170
State:

$1255


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $320,700 (it was $148,000 in 2000)
St. Mary's:

$320,700
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $242,600 - $425,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $354,942
Here:

$354,942
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $230,596
Here:

$230,596
State:

$269,747

In 2-unit structures: $181,511
Here:

$181,511
State:

$230,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $216,067
Here:

$216,067
State:

$223,665

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $238,827
Here:

$238,827
State:

$264,568

Mobile homes: $160,143
Here:

$160,143
State:

$89,075

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,961
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $547

Institutionalized population: 923

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 34
  • Assaults: 208
  • Burglaries: 348
  • Thefts: 1149
  • Auto thefts: 99

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 28
  • Assaults: 194
  • Burglaries: 423
  • Thefts: 1105
  • Auto thefts: 72
St. Mary's County, MD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 866 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1998: 920 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 1999: 701 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2000: 1043 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2001: 545 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2002: 814 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2003: 850 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2004: 1096 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2005: 963 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2006: 685 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2007: 854 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2008: 481 buildings, average cost: $185,300
  • 2009: 465 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2010: 399 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2011: 516 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2012: 605 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2013: 403 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2014: 451 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2015: 626 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2016: 689 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2017: 1164 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2018: 871 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2019: 615 buildings, average cost: $220,500
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Mary's, MD residents
Average permit cost in St. Mary's, MD
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,083 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,863 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Mary's, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in St. Mary's, MD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Mary's, MD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.3%
St. Mary's County:

7.3%
Maryland:

9.0%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.7% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.5 years old
(Males: 36.6 years old, Females: 38.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.8 years old, Black residents: 33.8 years old, American Indian residents: 30.9 years old, Asian residents: 45.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.0 years old, Other race residents: 24.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Mary's County is $720 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $938 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1233 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lexington Park, District 3, Leonardtown, California, Spring Ridge, District 7, Milestown, Golden Beach, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Charlotte Hall, Piney Point.

St. Mary's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cheyenne County, Colorado , Piute County, Utah , Harrison County, Kentucky , San Miguel County, Colorado .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Maryland:

6.6%

Unemployment by year in St. Mary's, MD

Current college students: 5,548
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,005 (67.4% naturalized citizens)

St. Mary's County:

5.3%
Whole state:

15.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6982010 or later
  • 1,2922000 to 2009
  • 1,2331990 to 1999
  • 6681980 to 1989
  • 4671970 to 1979
  • 645Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.3%

St. Mary's County marital status for males St. Mary's County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 35,411
  • One, attached: 3,517
  • Two: 147
  • 3 or 4: 308
  • 5 to 9: 536
  • 10 to 19: 2,768
  • 20 to 49: 1,313
  • 50 or more: 596
  • Mobile homes: 2,169
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 43

Housing units in St. Mary's County with a mortgage: 21,536 (362 second mortgage, 1,470 home equity loan, 84 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,629

Here:

75.0% with mortgage
State:

71.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Mary's County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,01415
Evangelical Protestant7,51935
Mainline Protestant5,86221
Other1,2067
Black Protestant3773
None66,173-
St. Mary's 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: 16
St. Mary's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
St. Mary's County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 56
This county:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Mary's County:

8.4%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Mary's County:

28.9%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
State:

15.5%

Agriculture in St. Mary's County:

Average size of farms: 118 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,137
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $263.34
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,032
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.08%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,964
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.80
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.59%
Corn for grain: 9093 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5268 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 16438 harvested acres
Vegetables: 539 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 79 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Mary's County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from St. Mary's County center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.0 miles away from St. Mary's County center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - St. Mary's

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 43,351 (84.1%)
  • Carpooled: 3,864 (7.5%)
  • Bus: 291 (0.6%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 14 (0.0%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 52 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 586 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 177 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,104 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,105 (4.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (19%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Mary's County


  • American (13%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • British (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in St. Mary's County, Maryland in 2000:

  • 962 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 622 people in nursing homes
  • 596 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 294 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 75 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 11 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in St. Mary's County, Maryland in 2010:

  • 1,618 people in college/university student housing
  • 668 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 251 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 230 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 55 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $85,021.

7.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Maryland average:

6.88%


0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,227 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.09%

2.80% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($21,022 average AGI)
4.12% relocated from other states ($34,326 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

4.12%
Maryland average:

3.22%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charles County, MD  1.03% ($51,937 average AGI)
from Calvert County, MD  0.72% ($55,805)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.38% ($46,098)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.18% ($58,382)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.17% ($60,400)
from San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($56,686)
from Duval County, FL  0.12% ($51,154)


7.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($66,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Maryland average:

7.35%


0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,403 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.15%
Maryland average:

0.10%

2.33% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($18,371 average AGI)
4.52% relocated to other states ($46,662 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

4.52%
Maryland average:

3.70%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Calvert County, MD  0.70% ($58,120 average AGI)
to Charles County, MD  0.69% ($52,262)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.29% ($44,667)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.16% ($56,174)
to San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($73,132)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.13% ($51,759)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.12% ($73,481)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 5.8

Births per 1000 population in St. Mary's County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Mary's County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. Mary's County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Mary's County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Mary's County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Mary's County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Mary's County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Mary's County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Mary's County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,207 (8,745 aged, 1,462 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,096 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Mary's County, Maryland in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,041)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (883)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (741)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (727)
  • Unspecified dementia (639)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (620)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (357)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (257)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (229)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (225)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.05
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,371
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 119
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,582

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,503
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 667
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 34.0. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 58.7
  • Other - 40.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 113,510
  • Male householders: 22,123 (5,218 living alone), Female householders: 18,197 (3,895 living alone)
  • 21,139 spouses (20,926 opposite-sex spouses), 2,098 unmarried partners, (1,959 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 37,376 children (34,937 natural, 1,126 adopted, 1,313 stepchildren), 3,291 grandchildren, 690 brothers or sisters, 1,779 parents, 0 foster children, 1,156 other relatives, 2,905 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,756

Size of family households: 12,539 2-persons, 5,790 3-persons, 7,186 4-persons, 1,869 5-persons, 1,255 6-persons, 633 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,113 1-person, 1,834 2-persons, 101 3-persons.

16,004 married couples with children.
7,543 single-parent households (1,969 men, 5,574 women).

92.1% of residents of St. Mary's speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,366,275,000 ($24,929 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,989,057,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $273,009,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $73,168,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,645,000
Federal grants: $65,819,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,354,190,000 ($1,336,670,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $592,442,000 ($577,835,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,936,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $134,622,000
Federal Government insurance: $145,529,000

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

Births: 6,898
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,168
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +308
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,378
Here:

+66 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. Mary's County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.68 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.4
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • Year house built in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • 2,9842014 or later
  • 2,6272010 to 2013
  • 9,4642000 to 2009
  • 8,4921990 to 1999
  • 7,7711980 to 1989
  • 7,3661970 to 1979
  • 3,7271960 to 1969
  • 1,6951950 to 1959
  • 8461940 to 1949
  • 1,8361939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 6304 rooms
  • 3,5375 rooms
  • 5,4716 rooms
  • 5,7357 rooms
  • 4,7848 rooms
  • 8,9659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • 4651 room
  • 5482 rooms
  • 1,7193 rooms
  • 2,2154 rooms
  • 2,4835 rooms
  • 2,5716 rooms
  • 7117 rooms
  • 2918 rooms
  • 1529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Mary's County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • 0no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 2,4102 bedrooms
  • 12,5583 bedrooms
  • 10,1654 bedrooms
  • 3,9895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Mary's County, Maryland
  • 465no bedroom
  • 1,4771 bedroom
  • 4,9872 bedrooms
  • 3,5423 bedrooms
  • 6584 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Mary's County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Mary's County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Mary's County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,021no vehicle
  • 4,3531 vehicle
  • 11,9322 vehicles
  • 7,9413 vehicles
  • 2,6144 vehicles
  • 1,3045+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Mary's County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Mary's County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,956no vehicle
  • 5,4521 vehicle
  • 2,7742 vehicles
  • 6323 vehicles
  • 3414 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.5% of St. Mary's County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Maryland.

St. Mary's County:

86.5%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 60,975
  • Other state: 44,867
  • Northeast: 10,363
  • Midwest: 6,686
  • South: 22,880
  • West: 4,938
Year householders moved into unit in St. Mary's County, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Mary's County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 24.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.8%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,304
Here:

18.5%
Maryland:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 859
Here:

12.4%
Maryland:

14.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 955
Here:

18.3%
Maryland:

18.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

St. Mary's County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,875,000
    Other: $7,595,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,826,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,815,000
    Solid Waste Management: $545,000
    Air Transportation: $87,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,002,000
    Sewerage: $2,562,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,465,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $226,272,000
    General - Other: $23,579,000
    Police Protection: $23,435,000
    Regular Highways: $20,800,000
    Water Utilities: $18,759,000
    Sewerage: $12,868,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,529,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,771,000
    Financial Administration: $5,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,936,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,097,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,521,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,092,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,381,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,212,000
    Health - Other: $1,661,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $75,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,211,000
    Other: $3,011,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,559,000
    Natural Resources: $44,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,306,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $2,801,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,194,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,912,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $113,000
    Other - General - Other: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $311,963,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,047,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,483,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,003,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,042,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $961,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,237,000
    Special Assessments: $12,154,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,806,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,520,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,204,000
    Regular Highways: $1,169,000
    Transit Utilities: $959,000
    Financial Administration: $292,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Sewerage: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    General Public Building: $64,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,962,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,504,000
    Transit Utilities: $341,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,042,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $119,225,000
    Other: $4,908,000
    Highways: $2,181,000
    Transit Utilities: $467,000
  • Tax - Property: $110,533,000
    Individual Income: $90,411,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,621,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,918,000
    Public Utility License: $1,018,000
    Other License: $227,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $188,000
    Amusements Sales: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $99,000
    Amusements License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,994,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $860,000

St. Mary's County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,875,000
    Other: $7,595,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,826,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,815,000
    Solid Waste Management: $545,000
    Air Transportation: $87,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,002,000
    Sewerage: $2,562,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,465,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $226,272,000
    General - Other: $23,579,000
    Police Protection: $23,435,000
    Regular Highways: $20,800,000
    Water Utilities: $18,759,000
    Sewerage: $12,868,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,529,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,771,000
    Financial Administration: $5,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,936,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,097,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,521,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,092,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,381,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,212,000
    Health - Other: $1,661,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $75,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,211,000
    Other: $3,011,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,559,000
    Natural Resources: $44,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,306,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $2,801,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,194,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,912,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $113,000
    Other - General - Other: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $311,963,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,047,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,483,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,003,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,042,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $961,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,237,000
    Special Assessments: $12,154,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,806,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,520,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,204,000
    Regular Highways: $1,169,000
    Transit Utilities: $959,000
    Financial Administration: $292,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Sewerage: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    General Public Building: $64,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,962,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,504,000
    Transit Utilities: $341,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,042,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $119,225,000
    Other: $4,908,000
    Highways: $2,181,000
    Transit Utilities: $467,000
  • Tax - Property: $110,533,000
    Individual Income: $90,411,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,621,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,918,000
    Public Utility License: $1,018,000
    Other License: $227,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $188,000
    Amusements Sales: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $99,000
    Amusements License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,994,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $860,000

St. Mary's County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,875,000
    Other: $7,595,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,826,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,815,000
    Solid Waste Management: $545,000
    Air Transportation: $87,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,002,000
    Sewerage: $2,562,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,465,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $226,272,000
    General - Other: $23,579,000
    Police Protection: $23,435,000
    Regular Highways: $20,800,000
    Water Utilities: $18,759,000
    Sewerage: $12,868,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,529,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,771,000
    Financial Administration: $5,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,936,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,097,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,521,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,092,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,381,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,212,000
    Health - Other: $1,661,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $75,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,211,000
    Other: $3,011,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,559,000
    Natural Resources: $44,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,306,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $2,801,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,194,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,912,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $113,000
    Other - General - Other: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $311,963,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,047,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,483,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,003,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,042,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $961,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,237,000
    Special Assessments: $12,154,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,806,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,520,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,204,000
    Regular Highways: $1,169,000
    Transit Utilities: $959,000
    Financial Administration: $292,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Sewerage: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    General Public Building: $64,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,962,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,504,000
    Transit Utilities: $341,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,042,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $119,225,000
    Other: $4,908,000
    Highways: $2,181,000
    Transit Utilities: $467,000
  • Tax - Property: $110,533,000
    Individual Income: $90,411,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,621,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,918,000
    Public Utility License: $1,018,000
    Other License: $227,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $188,000
    Amusements Sales: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $99,000
    Amusements License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,994,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $860,000

St. Mary's County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,875,000
    Other: $7,595,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,826,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,815,000
    Solid Waste Management: $545,000
    Air Transportation: $87,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $28,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,002,000
    Sewerage: $2,562,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,465,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $226,272,000
    General - Other: $23,579,000
    Police Protection: $23,435,000
    Regular Highways: $20,800,000
    Water Utilities: $18,759,000
    Sewerage: $12,868,000
    Correctional Institutions: $10,492,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,529,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,771,000
    Financial Administration: $5,407,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,936,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,097,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,521,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,092,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,381,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,212,000
    Health - Other: $1,661,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $75,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,211,000
    Other: $3,011,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,559,000
    Natural Resources: $44,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,306,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $2,801,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,194,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,912,000
    Other - Electric Utilities: $113,000
    Other - General - Other: $45,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $311,963,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,047,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,483,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,566,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,003,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,042,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $961,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $14,237,000
    Special Assessments: $12,154,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,806,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $377,000
    Sale of Property: $38,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $2,520,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,204,000
    Regular Highways: $1,169,000
    Transit Utilities: $959,000
    Financial Administration: $292,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Sewerage: $171,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000
    Correctional Institutions: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000
    General Public Building: $64,000
    Central Staff Services: $44,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Water Utilities: $11,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,962,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,504,000
    Transit Utilities: $341,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,042,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $119,225,000
    Other: $4,908,000
    Highways: $2,181,000
    Transit Utilities: $467,000
  • Tax - Property: $110,533,000
    Individual Income: $90,411,000
    Other Selective Sales: $12,621,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,918,000
    Public Utility License: $1,018,000
    Other License: $227,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $188,000
    Amusements Sales: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $99,000
    Amusements License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $151,994,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $860,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,163
  • Number of aged recipients: 178
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 985
  • Number of recipients under 18: 126
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 726
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 311
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 391
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 536
Most common first names in St. Mary's County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary40278.6 years
James33871.8 years
William31072.7 years
John29371.7 years
Joseph26771.1 years
Charles17072.0 years
George15572.4 years
Robert15270.5 years
Thomas13373.7 years
Margaret11877.2 years
Most common last names in St. Mary's County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8275.7 years
Wood6977.2 years
Smith6874.0 years
Mattingly5776.3 years
Thomas5470.1 years
Buckler5474.6 years
Long5374.7 years
Russell5175.4 years
Thompson4975.1 years
Davis4673.7 years
Businesses in St. Mary's County, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2Marriott2
Applebee's1Marshalls1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets12
AutoZone4McDonald's5
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King3Outback1
CVS3Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Chick-Fil-A1Papa John's Pizza2
Chipotle1Payless1
Curves1Penske1
Days Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Decora Cabinetry2Pizza Hut3
Domino's Pizza2Popeyes2
DressBarn1Quiznos1
Dressbarn1RadioShack3
Dunkin Donuts1Red Robin1
Extended Stay America1Rite Aid3
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx13Sleep Inn1
Foot Locker1Staples1
Ford2Starbucks1
GNC2Subway8
GameStop1Super 81
Giant1T-Mobile2
H&R Block4Taco Bell2
Hilton1Target1
Hyundai1The Room Place1
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1True Value3
Jones New York2U-Haul4
KFC2UPS9
Kmart1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Walmart1
La Quinta1Wendy's4
Lane Furniture1World Gym4

St. Mary's County on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 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 lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"