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Talent & Workforce

Our productive, dedicated, and well-rounded regional workforce of 400,000 has made the county a choice location for manufacturers, financial services, and distribution companies.

Major Employers

Meritus Medical Center

Healthcare

CITI

Credit Card Processing

First Data

Credit Card Processing

Volvo Group Trucks

Diesel Engine and Transmission Manufacturing

FedEx Ground

Package Delivery

Hagerstown Community College

Education

Bowman Group, LLC

Developer

Merkle Response Management Group

Data Entry

ARC of Washington County

Social Services

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Wages & Affluence

Washington County has a stable cost market; low household income, low cost of living, and a large number and percent of households with income below $60,000, and low projected income growth.

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Workforce Supply

Washington County has very strong supply of workforce (~161,000 workers) with notable visibility within the community (15.9% of all workers are in Production/Transportation).

General Population 2017

  • 30 Minutes Drive Area – 321,112
  • 10 Mile Radius – 159,430
  • Percent of 30 minute population within 10 miles – 49.6%

Washington County has optimal growth (15.8%) that is positive without overwhelming local infrastructure.

Age 2017 (%)

Average – 40.3

*Projected growth 18-40 year olds 2017-2027 – 15.8%

Civilian Labor Force

Total 161,340

Target Employment 2017

Occupation Production/Transportation – 24,443
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Occupation Production/Transportation 30 min drive
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Industry Manufacturing/Transportation 30 min drive

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, DIRECTV and Antietam Cable Television have Points of Presence within the county. Washington County is well served and several options are available for broadband services. Resources to help your household find the right internet service plan include InternetProviders.com. Cellular telephone services are available through private local and regional vendors.