Cost of Living

Charles County's cost of living is among the lowest in the Washington Metro Area. In particular, housing is considerably more affordable than elsewhere in the region. 

  Cost of Living Charles County, MD Washington, DC -
Arlington, VA -
Alexandria, VA
 

Overall

116.0 137.0
 

Grocery

115.1 113.2
 

Health

101.0 102.0
 

Housing

137.0 203.0
 

Utilities

110.0 112.0
 

Transportation

106.0 108.0
 

Miscellaneous

100.0

99.0

 

Median real-estate taxes are among the lowest in Southern Maryland. 

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Why Retailers Choose Charles County

Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

As one of the fastest growing counties in the state of Maryland, Charles County is well-positioned to develop its retail industry to accommodate this growing population. We share four reasons why retailers choose Charles County.

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“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County’s strategic location in the DC Metro region affords us networking and business opportunities with some of the top names in our industry."

George Nash
Director of Business Development
Facchina