Howard County, Maryland is perhaps one of the Mid-Atlantic’s most desirable places to live and work because of its proximity to both the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. job markets, top ranking public school system, and affluent neighborhoods. Reports indicate over the last several years a growth in wages, jobs, and value of homes for sale in Howard County, Maryland. The US Census Bureau ranked Howard County the third wealthiest county by median household income in the United States for 2011.
Howard County, Maryland residents searching local homes for sale are able to take advantage of diverse locations from the rural west to the historic county seat of Ellicott City and Clarksville suburbs to the award-winning Columbia, Maryland located in Howard County. Columbia/Ellicott City was named second among Money Magazine’s 2010 survey of “America’s Best Places to Live.”
As of 2010 US Census data, Howard County, Maryland’s population reached 287,085 reaching an overall population growth of 15.83 percent since 2000. The median Howard County, Maryland home cost is $365,500.
Forbes magazine ranked Howard County schools among the top 10 US school districts for high student performance at a relatively low cost. Howard County student test scores consistently top the list for all Maryland school districts.
The unemployment rate in Howard County is 4.70 percent. Recent job growth is positive; Howard County jobs have increased by 1.47 percent. USA Today rated Howard County as the second most technologically advanced in the US. Major employers include John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Howard Community College, and Verizon Wireless. Howard County, Maryland healthcare industry employers include Bon Secours Health System, Magellan Health Services and MedStar Health.
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