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The median age in Maryland is 38.8 and in Pennsylvania is 40.8. In both states, religion is considered important. More information regarding these states' demographic and psychographic profiles is provided below.
Maryland Residents: Demographic Profile
- The median age in Maryland is 38.8.
- Approximately 15.4% of the population is over 65 years old.
- An estimate of 22.2% is younger than 18 years old.
- Women represent 51.1% of the population.
- Approximately 58.8% of the population is White, 30.9% is Black, 10.4% is Hispanic, and 6.7% is Asian.
- The population that has completed high school represents 90%, while 39.6% has a bachelor's degree or higher.
- The median household income in Maryland is $83,242.
- The foreign-born population represents 14.8%, from which the most common origin is El Salvador, India, and China.
- Around 40.24% of people in Maryland are married, 28.49% have never been married, 8.13% are divorced, 4.57% are widowed, and 1.76% are separated.
- Maryland has 2.99 million employees.
- The most common jobs are 'other managers' (99,307 people), elementary and middle school teachers (81,975 people), and registered nurses (73,393 people).
- White-collar employees represent 42.31% of the population, while blue-collar employees represent only 8.51%.
- Approximately 4.24% of people are self-employed.
Pennsylvania Residents: Demographic Profile
- The median age in Pennsylvania is 40.8.
- People that are 65 years old and over represent 18.2% of the population.
- Approximately 20.7% of the population is under 18 years of age.
- Women represent 51% of the population.
- The population that has completed high school represents 90.2%, while 30.8% has a bachelor's degree or higher.
- The median household income in Pennsylvania is $60,905.
- Around 6.57% of the population is foreign-born, from which the most common origin is India, the Dominican Republic, and China.
- Approximately 41.63% of the population is married, 27.61% has never been married, 7.97% is divorced, 5.58% is widowed, and 1.72% is separated.
- Pennsylvania has 5.98 million employees.
- The most common jobs are driver/sales workers and truck drivers (155,186 people), registered nurses (147,583 people), and elementary and middle school teachers (145,682 people).
- White-collar employees represent 37.2% of the population, while blue-collar employees represent 10.9%.
- Approximately 3.91% of people are self-employed.
Maryland Residents: Psychographic Profile
- Maryland residents are very fond of "boating, swimming, and fishing." The state's capital, Annapolis, is famously known as "America’s sailing capital."
- People who live in Western Maryland also like outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, camping, hunting, bird watching, and golf.
- Spectator sports are also enjoyed by this population. The state is home to baseball’s Orioles, football’s Ravens, and soccer’s Blast. The Preakness Stakes, an annual thoroughbred horse race, is a tradition in Maryland.
- People in Maryland like exploring historic towns, museums, and galleries.
- Maryland residents are crab experts. They know all the types of crabs and know how to cook them.
- Also, all the population has a love for lacrosse and knows all about the sport.
- Marylanders are also experts in crafting beer and are famous for their microbreweries.
- As for politics, Maryland is a Democrat state. However, it has been analyzed that 25% identifies as conservative, a relative majority identifies as moderate, and around 30% identifies as progressive. This is the reason why Marylanders elected the "moderate Republican," Larry Hogan, as their governor.
- Regarding religion, 64% of Marylanders believe in God, 50% think religion is important, 51% pray at least daily, 69% believe in heaven, and 52% believe in hell.
- About 38% of the population meditates at least once a week and 44% feel wonder about the universe at least once a week.
- Approximately 45% of Marylanders use common sense as a source of guidance between right and wrong.
- Also, 66% of adults in Maryland think homosexuality should be accepted and 60% are in favor of same-sex marriage.
- Marylanders are known for their flag pride. All the population knows what their flag looks like and fly it proudly in front of their houses and businesses.
- Because it is believed Maryland is like a miniature America, people from each county take a lot of pride in what makes their area unique.
- Maryland's brick-and-mortar stores, such as A.C. Moore, Forever 21, Walgreens, and JC Penney, have permanently closed as they have seen decreases in their revenue and popularity due to the appearance of e-commerce. This reflects that Marylanders have already adopted e-commerce and those who haven't will have to start adopting it as more brick-and-mortar establishments close.
- In 2018, the per capita personal consumption expenditure (PCE) in Maryland was $46,820.
- The average annual food expenditure per household in Maryland is $8,229.
- On the holidays, the average American consumer spends $1,047, while Marylanders spend twice as much, with around $2,241 free to spend.
Pennsylvania Residents: Psychographic Profile
- Pennsylvania residents enjoy hunting and it has the highest number of licensed hunters in the US. The most hunted animals in the state are the "white-tailed deer, black bear, turkey, elk, ring-necked pheasant, American woodcock, and snow goose."
- Residents like to "go the shore" at the beaches of their state parks.
- In the winter, Pennsylvanians like to go skiing, hiking, ice-skating, attend hockey games, and visit indoor water parks.
- Pennsylvania has the largest Amish population in the US. Some Amish dishes loved by Pennsylvanians are apple butter, borscht, chicken and waffles, sauerkraut, Amish potato salad, scrapple, soft pretzels, bacon gravy, ham loaf, pierogi, cheesesteaks, shoofly pie and "whoopie pies."
- This population is very interested in the arts. The state features many famous museums like the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Andy Warhol Museum.
- They like snacks and they offer a large variety of them, which has earned them the title of the Snack Food Capital of the U.S.
- Pennsylvanians are very fond of chips and have six regional potato chip companies, including Herr's, Utz, Martin's, Bon Ton, Bickel's, and Snyder's of Hanover.
- As of religion, 61% of Pennsylvanians believe in God, 72% believe in heaven, 57% believe in hell, 51% consider that religion is important, and 54% pray at least daily.
- Approximately 38% of the population meditates at least once a week and 44% feel wonder about the universe at least once a week.
- About 45% of them use common sense as their source of guidance between right and wrong.
- Regarding politics, 46% of Pennsylvanians consider themselves Democrats, while 39% are Republican, and 15% have no political affiliation. Regarding their political ideology, 36% are conservative, 34% are moderate, 23% are liberal, and 8% are not sure about their ideology.
- About 63% of them believe that homosexuality should be accepted and 54% are in favor of same-sex marriage.
- According to a survey conducted by Big7 Travel, Pennsylvania ranks 18th out of 50 in friendliness. The survey states that Pennsylvania's cities are very friendly, hence the slogan “You’ve Got a Friend in Pennsylvania.”
- Pennsylvanians are loyal to all of their sports teams and their favorite convenience store.
- They value their traditions. They eat pork and sauerkraut as the first meal of the New Year, they host cookie tables at wedding receptions, and celebrate special events at fire halls.
- Pennsylvania's per capita PCE in 2018 was $44,805.
- The average annual food expenditure per household in Pennsylvania is $7,372.
- On the holidays, Pennsylvania is one of the states that spends less than the average American (less than $1,047).
- In Pennsylvania, the e-commerce industry is growing, replacing revenue from brick-and-mortar stores that are closing their doors. This means that Pennsylvanians are adopting purchases through e-commerce.