Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Howard County, Maryland

Howard County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Maryland, between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.. It is considered part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. Howard County, Maryland is frequently cited for its affluence, quality of life, and excellent schools. In 2006 it was ranked the third wealthiest county by median household income in the United States by the U.S. Census Bureau. The main population center of Columbia/Ellicott City was named 4th amongst Money Magazine's "America's Best Places to Live." Also, Howard County's schools frequently rank first in Maryland as measured by standardized test scores and graduation rates. The county was named for John Eager Howard, an officer in the American Revolutionary War and later the fifth Governor of Mar... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Maryland State$249,805 Average House Value (as of 2000)
252,935 Population (as of 2000)$82,504 Average House Income (as of 2000)
282,938 Population (current)243.8 Square Miles of Land
2.4 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)0.8 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
7,692 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,440,295,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
131,149 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$5,908,359,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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