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Jobs and Income

The jobs and income section has personal income estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis for states (quarterly and annual) and Maryland counties (annual). Jobs by place of work data from the U.S. BEA are available for states and Maryland counties annually.

Also available from this site are annual job estimates for Maryland (and other states) from the current employment statistics(CES) program. There is a difference in coverage between the BEA and CES data. The BEA series is more comprehensive in that it includes federal military, railroad, household, agricultural, and other workers not covered by the unemployment insurance system. In addition, the BEA data includes estimates of proprietors. As a result, BEA job estimates will always be significantly higher than job estimates from the CES program.

The County Business Patterns data on this site are an analysis of high tech and biotech establishments available at the zip code level.


U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
Jobs and Income Data for U. S. and Maryland's Jurisdictions :


IRS 2011 Individual Income Tax Returns by Maryland's Zip Codes
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Low income ZIP Codes are concentrated in Baltimore City and the Eastern Shore, while high income ZIP Codes are concentrated in Montgomery and Howard counties according to an analysis by the Maryland Department of Planning of recently released 2011 tax return data by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. ----> More Detail Information


Wage & Salary Jobs by Place of Work Through 2012 (CES) - 4/13

The pace of job growth in 2012 for both Maryland and the nation exceeded gains in 2011. Job gains in these two years are evidence of the continuing recovery from the Great Recession and its aftermath which led to job losses in 2008, 2009 and 2010. . ----> More Detail Information


County Business Patterns :