Our Community

Howard County is one of the most affluent, advanced and educated communities in the United States. National publications rank the county among the most technologically advanced communities in the country, which is not surprising based on the county’s proximity to leading institutions of higher education. There is immediate access to leading educational and health care institutions, upscale retail, and outstanding recreation and entertainment.

Howard County offers a diverse range of communities: if you want a more urban feel, we’ve got it. If you prefer a suburban lifestyle, we’ve got it. Or, if country living suits you, we’ve got that too.

No wonder then that Money Magazine  ranked Columbia #1 on their Best Places to Live 2016 list and Ellicott City as #4 on their Best Places to Live 2018 list!

  • 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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