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Howard County provides access to a highly educated and talented workforce ready to support a variety of industry needs. Because Howard County is in a desirable location, it is able to draw highly skilled employees who already reside here.

Employers also are able to draw employees from neighboring counties because of its easy access to major highways. A workforce of more than 2-million people live within a 30-mile radius of Howard County, providing companies unparalleled access to human resource capabilities. According to the U.S. Census, the Baltimore-Washington region ranks among the most highly educated metropolitan areas - with Howard County residents ranked among the best-educated in the country.

Looking for employees? Visit the Maryland Workforce Exchange.

Some important additional workforce development information can be found using the links below:

Why Howard County

Howard County is perfectly situated between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., making it the ideal location to start, grow or relocate a business.

Doing Business Here

Howard County boasts a thriving and vibrant economy, which makes it the first choice for smart businesses looking to start or expand in the Mid-Atlantic. Add in its central location between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and you have a real win-win. Howard County also offers more than 70-million square feet of commercial space, providing businesses with the perfect location to do business.