Maryland September 14, 2017
Maryland Is Number One At All Of These Things
We’re number one! … at least when it comes to the following items. Maryland has been ranked the best of the best when it comes to these things…
1. Blue Crabs
Okay, this one is obvious. Maryland is known as the blue crab capital of the world, and we couldn't be prouder. Whether you like steamed crabs, crab cakes, or any other variety of blue crab, there's no denying that crab is served best here.
Maryland is home to Johns Hopkins, which now consists of several medical facilities all over the state. Johns Hopkins is world renowned for its impressive doctors and procedures. Rankings for healthcare by state fluctuates year by year but Maryland is always among the top.
3. Public Schools
Public School Review
, Maryland has yet again ranked number one for best public schools in the nation. Scores were assessed by school finances, student achievement, state assessments and more.
4. Household Income
Maryland has been ranked as the richest state in the US, based on median household income at $75,847. It also has the second lowest poverty rate in the entire country. For more on these numbers,
5. Coolest Small Towns
Each year Budget Travel names a coolest small town in the nation and Maryland has had two towns featured within the last couple of years.
claimed the title in 2014 and
followed in 2016.
6. Coolest State Flag
We obviously couldn't end the article without including the brilliant Maryland flag. The bold pattern and colors ignite state pride in Marylanders all over. No other state flags compare. Period.
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