Do you think Howard County is prospering?
A new report from Forbes places Howard County among America’s 10 Richest Counties in the U.S., a list culled from 2011 Census median household income numbers compiled by the Bureau’s Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, the last year data is available.
About Howard County, Forbes wrote:
“Maryland’s smallest county (253 square miles) [is] where Babe Ruth was once married. The biggest employer is the highly regarded public school system.”
The following is the latest data from Forbes, published online this month:Rank County Median Household Income 1 Loudon County, VA
$119,5252 Falls Church City, VA
$117,4813 Los Alamos County, NM
$110,2044 Fairfax County, VA $105,409 5 Hunterdon County, NJ
$99,2166 Howard County, MD
$99,0407 Arlington County, VA $98,060 8 Douglas County, CO $95,973 9 Somerset County, NJ
$95,915 10 Prince William County, VA $93,101
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Howard County Fifth Wealthiest in Nation
11 Howard County High Schools on 2013 U.S. News ‘Best High Schools’ List