Quality of Life

Quality of Life

Carroll County has many quality of life attributes including top national and state rankings in safety, health, education, parks and recreation, agricultural preservation and household income.

 

  • In top three for safest counties in Maryland
  • #4 for Maryland County Health Ranking
  • Carroll County Public Schools Rankings
    • Among the highest graduation rates in the state
    • Among the lowest dropout rates in the state
    • #1 on state assessments in Math (grades 3-8) and Algebra I
    • #2 on state assessments in English Language Arts and English 10
  • $18 M Carroll Broadband Infrastructure investment
  • Increasing Commercial/Industrial Growth
  • Carroll’s high Median Household Income – $84,887
  • Four nationally recognized Quality of Life towns
  • #1 in Maryland in Agricultural Preservation
    • Top 5 in U.S. in Agricultural Preservation Commitment (70,000 acres/100,000 acres)
  • Growing arts community
  • Home of The Maryland Wine Festival®