St. Mary's County is located in southwestern Maryland. The County Seat is Leonardtown and the largest city is Lexington Park. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 110,382 and the 2010 census population was 105,151. The land area is 357.18 square miles and there are 294.4 persons per square mile.
79.3% of the population is White, 14.3% is Black or African American, 4.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3% is two or more races. 90.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 29.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $304,700, there are 37,589 households, an average of 2.77 persons per household. The per capita income is $36,017, the median household income is $85,672, and 7.2% of the persons in St. Mary's County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 7,383. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,193,036, and sales per capita were $11,883. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7.4%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 37.4%.
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