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Maryland City and County Pages
Community boundaries/area, governmental jurisdiction, etc:
Environmental Protection Agency - Search Your Environment by ZIP code
Enter a ZIP code and then search any of the following databases:
MyEnvironment: A wide variety of environmental information by location and maps.
Envirofacts: Pollution, hazardous waste sites, and other regulatory information.
Air Emissions: Air pollution emission types and levels.
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI): Information about toxic chemical releases in your neighborhood.
Cleanups in my Community: Find Superfund, Brownfields, or RCRA corrective action sites, properties, or federal facilities where pollution is being or has been cleaned up.
Facility Registry System: Search for facilities, sites or places subject to environmental regulations.
Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO): Find facility inspections and any enforcement actions.
Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development
Look here for links to relevant government reports, interactive maps, or to look up how many houses in a particular area are foreclosures.
Need to know how many (fill in the blank) are in a particular area? Use Google Maps to search for any service or institution within a particular ZIP code, for example, "hospitals in 21223"
Here are a few resources to get started researching your population. View the Demographics & Statistics tab for a complete list of resources.