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Travilah ranks the richest of Maryland towns, study finds

Travilah was ranked the richest town in Maryland in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Maryland ranks 35th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Maryland finished 35th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Maryland ranks 9th highest for state tax collections per capita

Maryland finished ninth in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Cumberland ranks the poorest of Maryland towns, study finds

Cumberland was ranked the poorest town in Maryland in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Maryland is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Maryland, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: Maryland Institute College of Art ranks 9th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

Maryland Institute College of Art finished in a tie for ninth in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: University of Maryland-College Park ranks 25th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Maryland-College Park finished in a tie for 25th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Maryland ranks 30th in hospital safety analysis

Maryland finished 30th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

Johns Hopkins University ranks 7th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

Johns Hopkins University finished in a tie for seventh in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Allegany County ranks the poorest of Maryland counties, study finds

Allegany County was ranked the poorest county in Maryland in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Howard County has fastest growing local economy in Maryland

Howard County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Maryland in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Maryland ranks 52nd best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Maryland finished in a tie for 52nd in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Johns Hopkins University rated top employer in Maryland, study finds

Johns Hopkins University employs 31,320 workers in Maryland, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

University of Maryland-College Park ranks 8th best for library studies, study finds

University of Maryland-College Park finished eighth in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Maryland ranks 37th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Maryland finished 37th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Maryland finishes 6th on best state ranking

Maryland was ranked the sixth best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Analysis: Prince George's County posts 9th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 226 properties in Prince George's County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the ninth highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Johns Hopkins University's engineering program ranks 17th best in the nation, study finds

Johns Hopkins University finished in a tie for 17th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Baltimore-Towson area posts 9th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 416 properties in the Baltimore-Towson area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the ninth highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Maryland posts 3rd highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 412 properties in Maryland started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the third highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

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