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Top 25 most populous places in Maryland, ranked by 2000 population

 

Top 25 most populous places in Maryland, ranked by 2000 population
Rank Place 1990 Population 2000
Population
Population
Change
% Growth
1 Baltimore (city) 736,014 651,154 (84,860) (11.5%)
2 Columbia 75,883 88,254 12,371 16.3%
3 Silver Spring 76,046 76,540 494 0.6%
4 Dundalk 65,800 62,306 (3,494) (5.3%)
5 Wheaton-Glenmont 53,720 57,694 3,974 7.4%
6 Ellicott City 41,396 56,397 15,001 36.2%
7 Germantown 41,145 55,419 14,274 34.7%
8 Bethesda 62,936 55,277 (7,659) (12.2%)
9 Frederick (city) 40,148 52,767 12,619 31.4%
10 Gaithersburg (city) 39,542 52,613 13,071 33.1%
11 Towson 49,445 51,793 2,348 4.7%
12 Bowie 37,589 50,269 12,680 33.7%
13 Aspen Hill 45,494 50,228 4,734 10.4%
14 Rockville (city) 44,835 47,388 2,553 5.7%
15 Potomac 45,634 44,822 (812) (1.8%)
16 Catonsville 35,233 39,820 4,587 13.0%
17 Bel Air South 26,421 39,711 13,290 50.3%
18 Essex 40,872 39,078 (1,794) (4.4%)
19 Glen Burnie 37,305 38,922 1,617 4.3%
20 North Bethesda 29,656 38,610 8,954 30.2%
21 Montgomery Village 32,315 38,051 5,736 17.8%
22 Hagerstown (city) 35,445 36,687 1,242 3.5%
23 Woodlawn 32,907 36,079 3,172 9.6%
24 Annapolis (city) 33,187 35,838 2,651 8.0%
25 Oxon Hill-Glassmanor 35,794 35,355 (439) (1.2%)

NOTE: Numbers in parentheses ( ) show population losses.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census PL94-171; Montgomery County Department of Planning, Research and Technology Center.