Industry Employment

NAICS Description Charles County Maryland U.S.
------ Total 77,905 3,098,182 155,058,331
11---- Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.3% .4% 1.7%
23---- Construction 8.8% 6.9% 6.6%
31-33---- Manufacturing 3% 4.3% 10.10%
42---- Wholesale trade 1.2% 1.7% 2.6%
44-45---- Retail trade 7.8% 9.2% 11.2%
48-49---- Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.7% 5.0% 5.4%
51---- Information 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
52---- Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5.0% 6.2% 6.6%
54---- Professional, scientific, and management 14.7% 15.6% 11.5%
61---- Educational services and health care and social services 20.9% 23.7% 23.1%
71---- Arts, entertainment, and recreation and accommodation and food services 6.7% 8.4% 9.7%
81---- Other services except public administration 4.3%


92---- Public administration 20.5%   10.9% 4.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 1-Year Estimates, 2017



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Charles County Farmers Markets Kick Off 2021 Season

Published: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Although some operations and layouts may look a little different, the 2021 Farmers Market season is underway in Charles County! Please know that our local farmers markets are still taking ...

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Scott Decker
Director of Operations

Cardinal Scientific

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Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

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Joshua Justice

Just Tech


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

Katharine Tate
 Executive Director of Provider Engagement and Community Relations

Righttime Medical Care

“Charles County is a great place for businesses to start, grow, and thrive! We've worked with over 100 businesses since we opened our doors in Charles County, and I've witnessed the majority of these businesses achieve all three.”

Darlene M. Breck


Southern Maryland Business Center

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Andrew W. Welburn


The Welburn Organization