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  • Baltimore County Department of Economic

What makes Baltimore County special?Everything.

Baltimore County is Maryland’s second-largest county, offering a convenient, comfortable blend of historic neighborhoods, waterfront living, rural landscapes and urban main streets, all within a short drive or light-rail ride to downtown Baltimore City. With the overall cost of living below other northeastern cities, Baltimore County offers a combination of affordable living, new development projects and a variety of attractions all in a dynamic metropolitan area.

Our Economic Growth

Only 1% of all the counties in the US have a triple AAA-bond-rating, and Baltimore County is one of them. Our stable economic growth, strong business partnerships, and infrastructure investment demonstrates our commitment to growing our future.Baltimore County’s dynamic economy is driven by national leaders and regional businesses that span every major industry sector. With an enviable business climate and a strong and diversified economic base, Baltimore County is now Maryland’s second largest job center and is home to more than 21,000 businesses, including: McCormick, T. Rowe Price, Stanley Black and Decker, Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, Tradepoint Atlantic and Social Security Administration.


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