REAL ESTATE, RENTAL, AND LEASING FOR MARYLAND AND ITS JURISDICTIONS - 1997

                             Number    Number    Annual 
                                 of        of   Payroll    Revenue  Per Capita
GEOGRAPHIC AREA      Establishments Employees  ($1,000)    ($1,000) Revenue ($)
-------------------- -------------- --------- ---------  ---------  -----------
MARYLAND                      5,065    39,502   971,341  4,764,687       936

BALTIMORE REGION              2,300    18,459   475,137  2,388,534       981
  Anne Arundel County           415     3,531    82,408    407,073       866
  Baltimore County              743     7,047   182,536    947,853     1,316
  Carroll County                121       395     6,817     56,133       382
  Harford County                170       780    13,848     74,097       349
  Howard County                 254     1,899    64,659    335,219     1,464
  Baltimore City                597     4,807   124,869    568,159       864

SUBURBAN WASHINGTON REGION    1,907    17,250   433,974  2,047,951     1,150
  Frederick County              185       862    18,239     88,008       481
  Montgomery County           1,123    11,375   305,078  1,321,435     1,595
  Prince George's County        599     5,013   110,657    638,508       829

SOUTHERN MARYLAND REGION        199       682    12,061     77,468       287
  Calvert County                 60       151     2,735     19,298       278
  Charles County                 84       290     5,703     31,175       271
  St. Mary's County              55       241     3,623     26,995       316

WESTERN MARYLAND REGION         181       790    12,272     75,640       330
  Allegany County                56       198     3,415     23,656       326
  Garrett County                 20       113     1,540      8,542       290
  Washington County             105       479     7,317     43,442       341

UPPER EASTERN SHORE REGION      210       519     8,737     60,956       303
  Caroline County                17        36       444      2,128        72
  Cecil County                   60       177     3,003     20,272       251
  Kent County                    31        65       826      9,340       492
  Queen Anne's County            31        62     1,030      8,436       217
  Talbot County                  71       179     3,434     20,780       635

LOWER EASTERN SHORE REGION      268     1,802    29,160    114,138       650
  Dorchester County              30        97     1,304      5,821       195
  Somerset County                10        30       311      1,597        65
  Wicomico County                91       580    11,062     52,851       668
  Worcester County              137     1,095    16,483     53,869     1,278

Source: 1997 Economic Census, U.S. Census Bureau.

Prepared by the Maryland Department of Planning, Planning Data Services