About Us

Whether your business is new or expanding or you need assistance, the Carroll County Department of Economic Development will help. We are a results-oriented team, committed to matching your business needs with the best possible location and creative programs that give you a competitive edge. Carroll County, Maryland boasts concentrations of highly educated productive workers, an emerging technology sector and a solid manufacturing tradition that blends with our rural heritage. We are a growing community that has, over the past years, produced thousands of new jobs in a dynamic and diverse economy.


The National Defense Industrial Association has created a survey to better understand the economic impact COVID-19 is having on small businesses.

Defense industrial base, please take five minutes to help.
Due by Friday, March 27.

Take Survey: https://t.co/GELq1uIYRt

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a step-by-step guide for registering your business for disaster assistance.

Step-by-Step Guide – SBA EIDL Application Process https://t.co/cnT9gQGSsL

The Cybersecurity Association of MD's membership of 500+ cybersecurity professionals and businesses has created the Cyber SWAT Team, a free hotline, and several webinars to help business owners stay secure as they transition to remote work. Learn more at https://t.co/pq7DuFYaRH. https://t.co/xSKsQaXaQk CarrollEconDev photo

Small business webinar- Please register for COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds and Resources for Small Businesses on Mar 26, 2020 1:00 PM EDT at:
https://t.co/ewUOq0BlKc

. @GovLarryHogan and @MD_Labor have launched the new COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund. $7 million in funds are immediately available to support Maryland's small businesses and workers who are undergoing financial stresses due to COVID-19. Learn more at https://t.co/Ek2UBJSZns. https://t.co/Yr93DOWBjT CarrollEconDev photo

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday he was ordering all non-essential businesses in the state to close by 5 p.m., including retail stores that had been allowed to remain open. https://t.co/U7RNplyUdz

For information about the MD Small Business Covid-19 Emergency relief grant, please click on the following link: https://t.co/eoMDFs5gEW

Carroll County has been approved for SBA EIDL Disaster Loan program for businesses impacted by COVID-19 - apply at https://t.co/J0GSaka9K7

Maryland state agencies launched a new webpage dedicated to business resources during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
https://t.co/Hxrn3GecCi

Atlas Restaurant Group announces new farm operation in Carroll County https://t.co/xr0fLIP1GU

CCPS maintains highest graduation rates in Maryland, 2019 data show https://t.co/ymfuJUtVqo

Employment Event at BERC, today, Thursday, January 23, from 10 am to 1 pm. Representatives from the US Census Bureau and Potomac Case Management will be on-site to meet with candidates. Info: 410-386-2820 or go to the Events page at https://t.co/IY8gZOYsTv

Carroll Biz Challenge Kickoff Event for Entrepreneurs is Feb. 13th @CarrollCC
Register today at
https://t.co/fL1PdrLqw6

Here's something you may not know: the U.S. government is the largest single purchaser of goods and services in the world! 🇺🇸 😮

Learn how your #smallbusiness can find, compete for, and win government contracts. → https://t.co/8ZWhf1mFnI

#NationalTriviaDay https://t.co/Mv1AiR6l4M
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RMI is accepting submissions for wearable products at the Maryland Made to Wear Fashion Show on February 20, 2020. Companies are encouraged to submit wearables made in Maryland, whether for function, safety, performance, or fashionability.
https://t.co/aIoPpvwpSZ https://t.co/5o9OEh43C4
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CTRL UL101 Troubleshooter Vetted and Approved by Boeing https://t.co/Z3Q3olX7us

Manufacturer’s panel discussion revealed many local job opportunities for students #FindSolid #NorthropGrumman #Flowserve #ShelterSystems https://t.co/AFFLppq6ZP CarrollEconDev photo

Manufacturing Fair for CCPS students featuring #StanleyBlack&Decker https://t.co/W5ZbZnzWqE CarrollEconDev photo

Strouse Completes Establishment Registration with FDA https://t.co/qkd21YGc40

Small Business Saturday in Carroll County, MD is Saturday, November 30th! This year we are excited to introduce our Small Business Saturday Video Series!
#ShopLocal #ShopSmall #CarrollBiz #SmallBizSat #CarrollCountyMD

https://t.co/UPQZg2y24W via @YouTube

Small Business Saturday in Carroll County, MD is Saturday November 30th! This year we are excited to introduce our Small Business Saturday Video Series! https://t.co/GiyoJqMKML
#ShopLocal #ShopSmall #CarrollBiz #SmallBizSat #CarrollCountyMD

Small Business Saturday in Carroll County, MD is Saturday November 30th! This year we are excited to introduce our Small Business Saturday Video Series! https://t.co/v77EP9vrjg
#ShopLocal #ShopSmall #CarrollBiz #SmallBizSat #CarrollCountyMD

Small Business Saturday in Carroll County, MD is Saturday, November 30th! This year we are excited to introduce our Small Business Saturday Video Series!
https://t.co/xCr9SEK9VE
#ShopLocal #ShopSmall #CarrollBiz #SmallBizSat #CarrollCountyMD

Small Business Saturday in Carroll County, MD is Saturday November 30th! This year we are excited to introduce our Small Business Saturday Video Series!
https://t.co/0aTFl4Caxl
#ShopLocal #ShopSmall #CarrollBiz #SmallBizSat #CarrollCountyMD

Two Carroll County Career and Technology Center teachers earn national award, $35K for school https://t.co/kdOXD6PGnV

Resource Fair at Taneytown Library, Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 10 am to 2 pm, visit with BERC, Bureau of Aging & Disabilities, GED Carroll Community College, DORS, and Veteran Employment Service. See flyer for details and how to Register or call 410-386-2849 https://t.co/1o1lChC5hC CarrollEconDev photo

Great new project and fun place for South Carroll! https://t.co/sz0yjMAo02
Upcoming Events
Apr 06

Carroll Business Network Lunch

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Apr 07

Economic Outlook 2020

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

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QUICK STATS

2.4%

Unemployment Rate
(December 2019)

96,148

Laborforce
(Avg. 2019)

168,044

Population
(December 2019)

$85,385

Median Household Income
(U.S. Census Estimate)

92.1%

Educational Attainment
(HS Diploma & Above)

NEWS

Household Income 2012-2013