Where Maryland stands

October 11, 2001|By SUN STAFF

Maryland ranks 12th in the nation in Arab population. In the 1990 U.S. Census, 16,189 Marylands identified their ancestry as Arab.

State ..................................... Arab population ...................Rank

California ................................... 160,660 ............................. 1

New York .......................................97,738 .............................2

Michigan ........................................91,876 .............................3

Florida ...........................................50,447 .............................4

Illinois ............................................49,026 .............................5

New Jersey ....................................48,176 .............................6

Massachusettes.......................... ...46,122..............................7

Texas................................... ...........45,332..............................8

Ohio ........................................ ........45,101.............................9

Pennsylvania...................................40,810 .............................10

Virginia................................ ............25,783..............................11

Maryland ........................................ .16,189..............................12

SOURCE: Zogby International

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