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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Ignite Entrepreneurship: Tips for Success from the College of Southern Marylandís Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute

Published: Monday, July 17, 2017

In our newest blog series, “Ignite Entrepreneurship,” we profile local entrepreneurs to learn more about what “ignited” their success, and also gain insights about being an entrepreneur in Charles County. For the first blog of this series, we sat down with Thomas Luginbill, director of the College of Southern Maryland’s newly-established Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute (EII).

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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
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