Community Profile

Calvert Radial Map


Calvert County, located 30 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., is bounded on the east by the scenic Chesapeake Bay and on the west by the Patuxent River.

The county's location offers strategic geographic proximity to Baltimore, Annapolis and the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Lexington Park and is accessible via major transportation networks including I-95, US 301, MD Routes 2, 4, 5 and 235 and the Port of Baltimore.

What We Offer

Calvert County's cost of living continues to be one of the lowest in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area. Calvert's location provides unlimited access to a variety of cultural and recreational activities including museums, theater, professional sports, symphony orchestras and natural attractions. Calvert also boasts an excellent public school system and 1st-rate health care services. A low crime rate creates a safe place to live and economic planning protects the county's rural character while allowing for favorable economic growth.

These quality factors provide employers and families an environment where they can live, work and prosper.

Local Statistics

Calvert County's crime rate continues to be one of the lowest in the State of Maryland. For more specific information, please contact the Calvert County Sheriff's Office at 410-535-2800 or the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention at 410-821-2828.

Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Statistical Area

The Washington area (including D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia) total crime, violent crime and property crime rates are below the national average and well below the U.S. metropolitan area average. To view specific information, visit the Federal Bureau of Investigation website.