ADMINISTRATION, SUPPORT, WASTE MANAGEMENT AND REMEDIATION SERVICES
                  FOR MARYLAND AND ITS JURISDICTIONS - 1997

                             Number    Number    Annual                  Per
                                 of        of   Payroll   Receipts     Capita
GEOGRAPHIC AREA      Establishments Employees  ($1,000)   ($1,000) Receipts($)
-------------------- -------------- --------- --------- ---------- -----------
MARYLAND                      5,763   180,949 3,699,855  7,048,860     1,384

BALTIMORE REGION              2,817   108,792 2,333,212  4,051,972     1,664
  Anne Arundel County           590    10,246   190,866    464,588       989
  Baltimore County              955    21,553   362,817    845,146     1,174
  Carroll County                147     1,837    23,489     63,519       432
  Harford County                212     2,611    50,476    130,317       614
  Howard County                 347    49,478 1,380,536  1,802,821     7,875
  Baltimore City                566    23,067   325,028    745,581     1,134

SUBURBAN WASHINGTON REGION    2,178    61,029 1,170,709  2,540,666     1,426
  Frederick County              186     2,819    56,397    129,108       705
  Montgomery County           1,286    39,953   742,151  1,514,056     1,827
  Prince George's County        706    18,257   372,161    897,502     1,166

SOUTHERN MARYLAND REGION        196     2,627    53,558    125,623       465
  Calvert County                 47       398     6,329     17,329       250
  Charles County                 87     1,173    19,762     43,757       380
  St. Mary's County              62     1,056    27,467     64,537       755

WESTERN MARYLAND REGION         179     2,921    47,452    113,498       495
  Allegany County                46       516     8,722     21,558       297
  Garrett County                 23       145     2,887      7,463       254
  Washington County             110     2,260    35,843     84,477       664

UPPER EASTERN SHORE REGION      200     2,131    43,105     99,156       494
  Caroline County                20       141     3,982      7,704       261
  Cecil County                   57       617    12,825     29,486       365
  Kent County                    24       127     3,737     14,076       742
  Queen Anne's County            35       147     3,234     13,409       344
  Talbot County                  64     1,099    19,327     34,481     1,053

LOWER EASTERN SHORE REGION      193     3,449    51,819    117,945       672
  Dorchester County              19       180     3,035     13,453       450
  Somerset County                 5        21       565      1,716        70
  Wicomico County               107     2,895    41,627     84,848     1,073
  Worcester County               62       353     6,592     17,928       425

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