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Where is Howard County, Maryland?

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Howard County is a county equivalent area found in Maryland, USA. The county government of Howard is found in the county seat of Ellicott City.

With a total 656.29 sq. km of land and water area, Howard County, Maryland is the 2941st largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 309,284 people, Howard County has a total 113053 households earning 109865 on average per year.

Howard County, Maryland - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 24027
Area Codes 410,301
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Columbia (population: 99,159), Ellicott City (population: 83,750), Laurel (population: 30,217), Elkridge (population: 27,476), Jessup (population: 14,579), Clarksville (population: 11,820), Woodbine (population: 9,089), Woodstock (population: 7,256), Marriottsville (population: 4,687), Fulton (population: 3,499)
Land Area 119,415 sq miles
Water Area 251 sq miles
Household Income $109,865
Housing Units 113,053
Median Home Value $428,100
High School Grads 95% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 60% of population
Retail Spending $16,622 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $565,685 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.