Queen Anne's County Brief Economic Facts

  • Queen Anne’s County’s population increased by 17.85% from 2000-2010. This was the 5th highest growth rate among Maryland’s twenty-three counties and the City of Baltimore.
  • The County’s workforce of 26,258 is the largest on the Eastern Shore. In 2014 the average unemployment rate of 5.1% was the 5th lowest in Maryland.
  • Queen Anne’s County has a labor participation rate of 68.4% which ranks among the top half of Maryland’s counties.
  • The County has a high school graduation attainment rate of 91.2% which is the 9th highest rate in Maryland.
  • 34.1% of Queen Anne’s County residents over the age of twenty-five (25) hold a bachelor’s degree. The rate is the 6th highest in Maryland.
  • The average salary for jobs in Queen Anne’s County is $35,776.             
  • The County’s per capita income of $54,810 is the 5th highest in Maryland and its median household income of $80,143 is the 8th highest in Maryland.
  • For more demographic information please see Queen Anne’s County’s Brief Economic Facts.