A Good Life is Good

for Business

Did You Know?



Worcester County’s Public Schools have been awarded the National Blue Ribbon School Award by the U.S. Department of Education.



Pocomoke Industrial Park is the largest manufacturing hub in Worcester County.




Worcester County’s average household income ranks higher than the U.S. average household income.

3 Institutions
of Higher Learning

within 20 miles of Worcester County, including 2 University System of Maryland institutions.



visitors pass through the Route 50 Corridor each year.


Tax Credits Available

One Maryland, Enterprise Zone, Job Creation, R&D, More Jobs for Marylander’s Act Tier 1 Designation.


Enterprise Zones

3 municipalities are designated as Enterprise Zones for real property tax, income tax, and job creation tax credits.

Worcester County is a federally designated SBA HUBZone allowing businesses an advantage in contracting with the U.S. government.

Worcester County, Maryland Means Business

Worcester County, Maryland’s only seaside community, is a dynamic, pro-business marketplace that abounds with new opportunities. Strategically located in the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula, our communities offer a superb family friendly lifestyle, outstanding school system, and ready access to major metropolitan markets, including Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. We pride ourselves on our low tax structure, an abundant workforce, and a transportation network of highways, rail and airports to serve your business needs.

Close to Major Markets

Close to major highways Rt. 50, Rt. 13, and Rt. 113, Salisbury Regional Airport, Ocean City Municipal Airport, access to major waterways & rail systems.


Drive to Baltimore


Drive to Washington


Drive to Philadelphia


Drive to Wilmington



Drive to Dover



Drive to Annapolis



Drive to NY & NJ

Things to Do in Berlin, Maryland

America’s coolest small town, Berlin Maryland is bursting with charm and leaves a lasting impression on anyone who steps foot on Main Street. The artistically alive and eternally young town is famous for its locally-owned businesses and welcoming events. The Berlin hospitality will have you feeling like a local in no time!

Winter Wellness Deals in OCMD

Are you tired of feeling cooped up and ready to get out and have some fun? We have the perfect spot for you! All through the months of January and February, our favorite beach town, OCMD, is hostings its Winter Wellness initiative to encourage locals and out-of-towners alike to get out and enjoy the off-season at the beach.

We know that you’re ready to relax by the waves- but, what is there to do during the winter in a resort town? Allow the local experts at WCED to dive into the best hotel deals at the beach, and fun things to do while you’re here!

COVID-19 Relief Programs

To assist Worcester County businesses, WCED has created this resource page that includes information and links to financial assistance and clarification about what qualifies as a non-essential business. We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available, so check this page often and follow us on Facebook.

If you have any questions, call our office at 410-632-3112

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