Maryland Movers, Welcome!
America in Miniature
Welcome to Maryland, home of the Baltimore Ravens, author Tom Clancy and actor David Hasselhoff. Maryland is often called “America in Miniature” or “Little America”. This is because of its incredibly diverse climate, landscape and terrain that replicates so much of the country in such a small area. This range of terrain offers a wide variety of activities; so move to Maryland, and get ready to explore!
Relocating to Maryland - New Resident Information for Moving Quotes
The largest cities in Maryland are the most likely ones you’ll be relocating to. These include Baltimore, Annapolis, Frederick, Ocean City, Rockville, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg, Hagerstown, Laurel, National Harbor, Salisbury and St. Michaels.
Once you’ve decided on a town, you’re ready to relocate! Whichever place you decide, you can have the smoothest transition possible by following the proper steps required by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). We’ve laid out the most important steps for becoming a resident below.
Maryland Neighborhood Information: Good to Know for Maryland Moving Companies
Weather: Being “Little America”, Maryland experiences just about every type of weather that happens in the country. Check out the general breakdown by region:
Look out for hurricanes and tornadoes. Researching these types of severe weather and preparing your home for them are very important in this area.
Population & Cost of Living:-5.93 million people currently reside in Maryland. How much does it cost these people to live here?
According to Best Places, it costs about 16% more to live in Maryland than the average place in America. The most costly factor is the price of housing; homes are about 42% more expensive here than the average U.S. city. However, high living costs are offset by the fact Maryland is one of the wealthiest states in America with the average person making over $44,000.
Maryland Employment Rate & Economy
The unemployment rate of Maryland, as of Fall 2014, was 6.4%. There was a massive leap after the 2008 recession, but it has steadily decreased from the hike of 2010.
The economy’s top industries include agriculture (main farmed products being corn, soybeans, tobacco, poultry & dairy products), mining, services (such as health care, accounting and law), communications equipment, fishing, steel products & governmental services.