Howard County households are among the most prosperous in the nation, according to results from a recently released survey.
Income data from the American Community Survey, an annual data collection project run by the Census Bureau to supplement the once-a-decade census, shows that Howard County has the second-highest median household income in the nation.
At $108,844 in 2012, Howard County's median income was second only to Loudoun County, Va., which last year had a median income of $117,876. Trailing Howard County are Fairfax County, Va., Hunterdon County, N.J., and Arlington County, Va., in third, fourth and fifth place, respectively.
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