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15.4%

Foreign born population

4

Maryland cities among the top 10 most diverse

#5

Best place to raise a family (Columbia)

#5

New American city (Baltimore)

Facts & Figures  

Big Moves, Big Returns

Living Here

A PLACE TO CALL HOME

Maryland is one of the most diverse states in the country, and offers foreigners of all backgrounds a safe and inclusive environment to grow their businesses and provide a great life for their families. See a few ways Maryland will make you feel at home.

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LIFE SCIENCES

#4

Life sciences cluster.

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CYBERSECURITY & IT

Top 10

Global cyber hub

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Key Industries 

INDUSTRY INNOVATION

Our highly skilled workforce fuels high-tech industries; while our natural advantages: a prime location, ideal conditions, and proximity to key markets bolster other sectors. Get to know Maryland’s key industries.

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING / INDUSTRY 4.0

#2

Innovation & technology

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AEROSPACE & AVIATION

#1

Concentration of aerospace engineers

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AGRIBUSINESS

12,250

Farms dot the state

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CLEANTECH & RENEWABLE ENERGY

#6

For renewable energy

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DISTRIBUTION, WAREHOUSE & LOGISTICS

1/3

of the U.S. population reached ovenight

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DATA CENTERS

#3

in grid modernization

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MILITARY, FEDERAL & DEFENSE

#1

in Federal obligations for R&D (per capita)

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

#2

Most educated state

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TOURISM

Top 25

"Best in the World" destination

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EMERGING INDUSTRIES

#1

Science & technology workforce

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Key Industries 

INDUSTRY INNOVATION

Our highly skilled workforce fuels high-tech industries; while our natural advantages: a prime location, ideal conditions, and proximity to key markets bolster other sectors. Get to know Maryland’s key industries.

LIFE SCIENCES

#4

Life sciences cluster.

Explore Industry 

CYBERSECURITY & IT

Top 10

Global cyber hub

Explore Industry 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING / INDUSTRY 4.0

#2

Innovation & technology

Explore Industry 

AEROSPACE & AVIATION

#1

Concentration of aerospace engineers

Explore Industry 

AGRIBUSINESS

12,250

Farms dot the state

Explore Industry 

CLEANTECH & RENEWABLE ENERGY

#6

For renewable energy

Explore Industry 

DISTRIBUTION, WAREHOUSE & LOGISTICS

1/3

of the U.S. population reached ovenight

Explore Industry 

DATA CENTERS

#3

in grid modernization

Explore Industry 

MILITARY, FEDERAL & DEFENSE

#1

in Federal obligations for R&D (per capita)

Explore Industry 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

#2

Most educated state

Explore Industry 

TOURISM

Top 25

"Best in the World" destination

Explore Industry 

EMERGING INDUSTRIES

#1

Science & technology workforce

Explore Industry 
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Contact Us 

Jessica Reynolds

Senior Director, Office of International Investment and Trade, Maryland Department of Commerce

  (410) 767-6435   Jessica.Reynolds@maryland.gov