Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Comparative Data on Montgomery and Fairfax Counties Now Online

Montgomery County and Fairfax County are cited frequently as regional peers and competitors. The two jurisdictions are often compared and contrasted, and each is separately touted as the “best” place to live and work in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

The Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) report contains comparative data that evidences key similarities and differences between Montgomery and Fairfax counties.

The report contains data on the following topic areas:
  • Demographics
  • Tax rates and budget information
  • Economic development
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Education
  • Public safety
  • Public health and vital statistics
Following a review of the data, the County Council will identify a number of specific comparisons for staff to research and analyze in more detail.

For the complete report, click here.

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