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.


Today at 4:00 pm, Governor Hogan will hold a press conference to provide a COVID-19 update.

The press conference may be watched live on Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter.

Carroll Rebound II & Restaurant Relief Updates https://t.co/FuWoc2j6T1

November 18th - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

November 13, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Two New Business Assistance Grants to Open November 3rd https://t.co/sf6Gsriadl
Eligibility and detail pages should be available sometime today.

10/29/2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Governor Hogan announces a $250 million ‘Maryland Strong: Economic Recovery Initiative’
https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

October 19, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Cast your vote by the Oct 18 deadline for Carroll’s Champions of MD Manufacturing to be named People’s Choice Award winners. Visit https://t.co/QJAMRb0PxY to vote. The Strouse Corporation, Knorr Brake Company and Riverstone (subsidiary of Max & Ruffy's). https://t.co/GKooTcDpOf CarrollEconDev photo

October 2, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Sept. 18, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Strouse Responds and Ramps-Up Production for USA Manufactured Face Shields Demand https://t.co/2XZ9kVGQLz

Carroll Rebound Business Grant Application Deadline is September 30th https://t.co/ubJ5jakDjI

September 10, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

September 02, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Today at 4:30 pm, Maryland Governor Hogan will hold a press conference to provide a COVID-19 update.

The press conference may be watched on Local Network TV, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

August 28, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

August 21, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Carroll Rebound Grant Expands Eligibility and Extends Deadline to September 30th https://t.co/PgS0EkGoyY

August 12, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT & ENTREPRENEUR JOINS MAGIC BOARD OF DIRECTORS https://t.co/BkWoZOGNN4

Updates for 7/29. 8/3 & 8/4 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

Carroll Rebound Grant Application Deadline Extended to August 31st https://t.co/vs1M20mY9j

July 23, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

July 22, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

July 21, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOwa7g6

July 17, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

July 16, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

July 15, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOvSvRw

July 14, 2020 - COVID19 updates from the Maryland Dept. of Commerce https://t.co/Q8GIOwa7g6
Upcoming Events
Thu 03

Carroll County Agribusiness Breakfast

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Thu 03

Apprenticeship for any Business

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 07

Carroll Business Network Lunch

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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QUICK STATS

4.7%

Unemployment Rate
(September 2020)

93,846

Laborforce
(Avg. 2020)

168,074

Population
(August 2020)

$85,385

Median Household Income
(U.S. Census Estimate)

92.1%

Educational Attainment
(HS Diploma & Above)

NEWS

Household Income 2012-2013