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Population Texas 26,059,203 Maryland 5,884,563 Source World Atlas Photo Audience members stand during the National Anthem prior to the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series OReilly Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway. (Getty ImagesChris Graythen)
Population

Texas: 26,059,203

Maryland: 5,884,563

Source: World Atlas

Photo: Audience members stand during the National Anthem prior to the start of the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway.

(Getty Images/Chris Graythen)
Texas 6.5 percent Maryland 6.7 percent Source U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Photo TSA recruiters Maggie Long (L) and Linda Garwood (C-rear) talk with job seekers about part-time work during an employment guide job fair at the Baltimore Convention Center. (Getty ImagesPaul J. RichardsAFP)
Texas: 6.5 percent

Maryland: 6.7 percent

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Photo: TSA recruiters Maggie Long (L) and Linda Garwood (C-rear) talk with job seekers about part-time work during an employment guide job fair at the Baltimore Convention Center.

(Getty Images/Paul J. Richards/AFP)
Texas 87.7 percent Maryland 83.6 percent Source Maryland State Department of Education and Texas Education Agency PhotoTwins Jessica Saucier 17 (L) and Rebecca Saucier 17 in science class at JJ Pearce High School in Dallas. (Getty ImagesJames AmblerBarcroft USA)
Texas: 87.7 percent

Maryland: 83.6 percent

Source: Maryland State Department of Education and Texas Education Agency

Photo:Twins Jessica Saucier 17 (L) and Rebecca Saucier 17 in science class at JJ Pearce High School in Dallas.

(Getty Images/James Ambler/Barcroft USA)
Maryland 13,871 Texas 8,671 Source U.S. Census Photo Vicki Abeles chats with Rebecca Shusterman, 8th grade, left, Kai Corkery, 6th grade, center and Carroll Ishee, 7th grade, at School for Tomorrow in Rockville, Md. (Getty ImagesThe Washington Post)
Maryland: $13,871

Texas: $8,671

Source: U.S. Census

Photo: Vicki Abeles chats with Rebecca Shusterman, 8th grade, left, Kai Corkery, 6th grade, center and Carroll Ishee, 7th grade, at School for Tomorrow in Rockville, Md.

(Getty Images/The Washington Post)
Maryland 70,004 Texas 50,010 Source U.S. Census Photo A girl takes a break from Black Friday shopping at Westfield Montgomery Mall. (Getty ImagesMichael WilliamsonThe Washington Post)
Maryland: $70,004

Texas: $50,010

Source: U.S. Census

Photo: A girl takes a break from Black Friday shopping at Westfield Montgomery Mall.

(Getty Images/Michael Williamson/The Washington Post)
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Texas o percent Maryland 2 percent to 5.75 percent depending on personal income Source Maryland Comptroller Photo Texas Gov. Rick Perry will travel to Maryland to tout his states commitment to low taxes, among other things. (Getty ImagesStewart F. House) A previous version of this slide incorrectly stated Marylands personal income tax rate.
Texas: o percent

Maryland: 2 percent to 5.75 percent depending on personal income

Source: Maryland Comptroller

Photo: Texas Gov. Rick Perry will travel to Maryland to tout his state's commitment to low taxes, among other things.

(Getty Images/Stewart F. House)


A previous version of this slide incorrectly stated Maryland's personal income tax rate.
Maryland 286,758 Texas 177,300 Sources Maryland Association of Realtors and Texas Association of Realtors Photo An exterior view of a 6 million mansion in Bethesda. (Getty ImagesTracy A. WoodwardThe Washington Post)
Maryland: $286,758

Texas: $177,300

Sources: Maryland Association of Realtors and Texas Association of Realtors

Photo: An exterior view of a $6 million mansion in Bethesda.

(Getty Images/Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post)
Texas 5 (Rice University, University of Texas Austin, Southern Methodist University, Texas AM University College Station and Texas Christian University) Maryland 2 (John Hopkins University and University of Maryland College Park) Source U.S. News Photo New students and their parents walk outside Lovett Hall during an orientation tour on the campus of Rice University in Houston. (Getty ImagesBloombergCraig Hartley)
Texas: 5 (Rice University, University of Texas Austin, Southern Methodist University, Texas A&M University College Station and Texas Christian University)

Maryland: 2 (John Hopkins University and University of Maryland College Park)

Source: U.S. News

Photo: New students and their parents walk outside Lovett Hall during an orientation tour on the campus of Rice University in Houston.

(Getty Images/Bloomberg/Craig Hartley)
Texas 2 (President Dwight Eisenhower and President Lyndon B. Johnson. President George W. Bush was born in Connecticut.) Maryland 0 Source WhiteHouse.gov Photo Former American General and President Dwight D Eisenhower shown in 1962. He died in 1969. (Getty ImagesEvening Standard)
Texas: 2 (President Dwight Eisenhower and President Lyndon B. Johnson. President George W. Bush was born in Connecticut.)

Maryland: 0

Source: WhiteHouse.gov

Photo: Former American General and President Dwight D Eisenhower shown in 1962. He died in 1969.

(Getty Images/Evening Standard)
Texas 261,231.71 square miles Maryland 9,707.24 square miles Source U.S. Census Photo The downtown Dallas skyline is viewed from the Renaissance Hotel off Stemmons Highway. (Getty ImagesGeorge Rose) This slide has been revised to describe the land area in miles. A previous version measured the area in kilometers.
Texas: 261,231.71 square miles

Maryland: 9,707.24 square miles

Source: U.S. Census

Photo: The downtown Dallas skyline is viewed from the Renaissance Hotel off Stemmons Highway.

(Getty Images/George Rose)


This slide has been revised to describe the land area in miles. A previous version measured the area in kilometers.
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Texas 5 (Dallas Cowboys) Maryland 3 (Ravens 2, Baltimore Colts 1) Source Statista.com Photo Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys throws a pass against the New York Giants at ATT Stadium on Sept. 8, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Getty ImagesWesley Hitt)
Texas: 5 (Dallas Cowboys)

Maryland: 3 (Ravens 2, Baltimore Colts 1)

Source: Statista.com

Photo: Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys throws a pass against the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium on Sept. 8, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.

(Getty Images/Wesley Hitt)
Texas 2 Maryland 0 Source MissAmerica.org Photo Jo-Carroll Dennison won Miss America in 1942. She was from Dennison, Texas. (Getty Images20th Century-FoxFilm Favorites)
Texas: 2

Maryland: 0

Source: MissAmerica.org

Photo: Jo-Carroll Dennison won Miss America in 1942. She was from Dennison, Texas.

(Getty Images/20th Century-Fox/Film Favorites)
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