Demographic data is indispensable in developing an understanding of different communities.
HOW TO FIND:
Within State Rankings
Using the Census Data Comparison Tool found here, you can rank the top (or bottom) 200 cities, Counties / Independent Cities or ZIP Codes by:
Note that when viewing the profile for any incorporated city, town village, Census Designated Place (CDP), county or ZIP Code, at the bottom of the individual profile for that location is data about how that area compares to its within state peers. Both the peer rank and percentile is included with every profile.
Using the National Census Data Comparison Tool, you can rank the top (or bottom) 200 cities, counties or ZIP Codes in the U.S. for the five key demographic data items used for the within state rankings.
This gazetteer tracks the 40 types of Maryland physical, cultural and historic features such as lakes, islands, bays, airports, harbors, hosptials, etc., recorded in the Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) maintained by US Geological Survey (USGS).
Once you've selected a feature of interest, the feature location is marked on a searchable map and the page has links to driving directions, local area photos, hotels, and other nearby resources.