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Baltimore metropolitan area

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U.S. state/federal district

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United States of America

Principal municipalities
Baltimore, Columbia, Towson

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The Baltimore–Columbia–Towson Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as Central Maryland, is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Maryland as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). As of the 2010 Census, the combined population of the seven counties is 2,710,489. The MSA has the fourth-highest median household income in the United States, at $66,970 in 2012.


Map of Baltimore Metropolitan Area, MD, USA

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The area includes the following counties:

  • Anne Arundel County
  • Baltimore City
  • Baltimore County
  • Carroll County
  • Harford County
  • Howard County
  • Queen Anne's County
  • Principal cities

    The metropolitan area includes the following principal communities :

  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Columbia, Maryland
  • Towson, Maryland
  • It also includes several other communities (not necessarily incorporated as cities or towns):

  • Aberdeen, Maryland
  • Annapolis, Maryland
  • Bel Air, Maryland
  • Catonsville, Maryland
  • Dundalk, Maryland
  • Ellicott City, Maryland
  • Glen Burnie, Maryland
  • Havre de Grace, Maryland
  • Joppatowne, Maryland
  • Owings Mills, Maryland
  • Westminster, Maryland
  • In addition to its technical metropolitan area, Baltimore also receives a large number of commuters from cities such as York, Pennsylvania and the Washington Metropolitan Area.

    Companies in metropolitan Baltimore

    Greater Baltimore (the city and surrounding suburbs in Baltimore County) is home to four Fortune 1000 companies: Grace Chemicals (in Columbia), Legg Mason, T. Rowe Price, and McCormick & Company (in Hunt Valley). Other companies that call Greater Baltimore home include AAI Corporation (in Hunt Valley), Adams Express Company, Brown Advisory, First Home Mortgage Corporation, FTI Consulting, Petroleum & Resources Corporation, Vertis, Prometric, Sylvan Learning, Laureate Education, Under Armour, Polk Audio, DAP, 180s, DeBaufre Bakeries, Wm. T. Burnett & Co, Old Mutual Financial Network, Firaxis Games (in Sparks), Sinclair Broadcast Group (in Hunt Valley), Fila USA (in Sparks), and JoS. A. Bank Clothiers (in Hampstead).

    Government and infrastructure

    The capital of Maryland and the agencies of the Maryland state government are located in the Baltimore MSA, mainly in Annapolis and Baltimore City. The area is also home to the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters in Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County, as well as the Social Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Woodlawn in Baltimore County.

    Sports teams in metropolitan Baltimore

  • Baltimore Orioles – Major League Baseball (since 1954)
  • Baltimore Ravens – National Football League (since 1996)
  • Baltimore Blast – Major Arena Soccer League (since 2014)
  • Baltimore Burn – Women's Spring Football League (since 2001)
  • Baltimore Nighthawks – Independent Women's Football League (since 2008)
  • Charm City Roller Girls – Women's Flat Track Derby Association (since 2006)
  • Coppin State Eagles
  • Johns Hopkins Blue Jays, competes in Division I for men's and women's lacrosse only
  • Loyola Greyhounds
  • Morgan State Bears
  • In Baltimore County:

  • Towson Tigers, in Towson
  • UMBC Retrievers, in Catonsville
  • In Anne Arundel County:

  • Navy Midshipmen, in Annapolis
  • Chesapeake Bayhawks, in Annapolis
  • References

    Baltimore metropolitan area Wikipedia

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