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Economic Indicators

Here are the most current economic indicator reports for Howard County and surrounding areas. A joint publication of Howard County Government and the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, these reports provide advance notice of possible shifts in the local economy. This information can be helpful in evaluating current and future government policies as well as private sector business decisions. 

Interactive Economic Indicators and Trends Map 

You can view the interactive map opn the HoCoGIS website.

Past Economic Indicators

June 2016 Economic Indicators 

March 2016 Economic Indicators 

December 2015 Economic Indicators 

September 2015 Economic Indicators

June 2015 Economic Indicators

January 2015 Economic Indicators

December 2014 Economic Indicators

September 2014 Economic Indicators

June 2014 Economic Indicators

March 2014 Economic Indicators

February 2014 Economic Indicators

December 2013 Economic Indicators

September 2013 Economic Indicators

June 2013 Economic Indicators

March 2013 Economic Indicators

December 2012 Economic Indicators

September 2012 Economic Indicators

June 2012 Economic Indicators

March 2012 Economic Indicators 



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.

Living Here

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.