ACCOMMODATION AND FOODSERVICES FOR MARYLAND AND ITS JURISDICTIONS - 1997

                             Number    Number    Annual                Per  
                                 of        of  Payrroll     Sales   Capita
GEOGRAPHIC AREA      Establishments Employees  ($1,000)  ($1,000) Sales($)
-------------------  -------------- --------- --------- --------- --------
MARYLAND                      9,049   161,273 1,644,729 5,972,467    1,173

BALTIMORE REGION              4,412    78,841   792,572 2,868,257    1,178
  Anne Arundel County           852    17,645   175,602   637,267    1,356
  Baltimore County            1,359    24,414   233,515   842,416    1,170
  Carroll County                214     3,906    31,390   110,321      751
  Harford County                293     5,777    51,550   185,882      875
  Howard County                 366     7,078    68,549   242,517    1,059
  Baltimore City              1,328    20,021   231,966   849,854    1,292

SUBURBAN WASHINGTON REGION    2,738    51,398   546,239 1,973,634    1,108
  Frederick County              304     6,028    54,474   193,177    1,055
  Montgomery County           1,407    25,248   297,974 1,062,058    1,282
  Prince George's County      1,027    20,122   193,791   718,399      933

SOUTHERN MARYLAND REGION        391     7,771    66,547   244,774      907
  Calvert County                 94     1,859    15,521    56,886      821
  Charles County                186     3,895    33,496   125,329    1,088
  St. Mary's County             111     2,017    17,530    62,559      732

WESTERN MARYLAND REGION         468     7,530    64,245   229,758    1,002
  Allegany County               165     2,434    19,799    75,460    1,039
  Garrett County                 73       961     8,010    26,716      908
  Washington County             230     4,135    36,436   127,582    1,002

UPPER EASTERN SHORE REGION      400     5,972    63,319   227,777    1,134
  Caroline County                27       255     1,898     7,864      267
  Cecil County                  131     2,011    20,051    75,176      931
  Kent County                    66       585     5,689    20,095    1,059
  Queen Anne's County            80     1,482    15,681    54,887    1,409
  Talbot County                  96     1,639    20,000    69,755    2,131

LOWER EASTERN SHORE REGION      640     9,761   111,807   428,267    2,440
  Dorchester County              60       765     5,990    21,335      714
  Somerset County                28       335     2,980    10,457      428
  Wicomico County               159     2,964    25,035    86,796    1,097
  Worcester County              393     5,697    77,802    309,679     7,349

Source: 1997 Economic Census, U.S. Census Bureau.
Prepared by the Maryland Department of Planning, Planning Data Services