Economic Indicators

The Economic Indicators Committee meets quarterly and consists of business leaders from a variety of sectors and senior County staff from Economic Development, Planning, Budget and Finance. The meetings include a presentation of recent economic data and then brief reports from committee members on business conditions and any issues of concern for the County.

Past Economic Indicators

February 2018 Economic Indicators Final Report

November 2017 Economic Indicators Final Report

June 2016 Economic Indicators Final Report 

March 2016 Economic Indicators Final Report

December 2015 Economic Indicators Final Report

September 2015 Economic Indicators Final Report

June 2015 Economic Indicators Final Report


  • County Data

    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.

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  • Our Community

    Howard County is continually ranked among the most affluent, advanced and educated communities in the United States. There is immediate access to leading educational and health care institutions, upscale retail, and outstanding recreation and entertainment.

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