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. metropolitian area.
The Office of Legislative Oversight report responds to the Montgomery County Council’s request to compile comparative data that evidence some key similarities and differences between Montgomery County and Fairfax County. Following a review of the data, the Council will identify a number of specific comparisons for staff to research and analyze in more detail. This initial report contains indicators for Montgomery County and Fairfax County across the following topic areas:
– Tax Rates and Budget Information
– Economic Development
– Public Safety
– Public Health and Vital Statistics
To read and review the entire comparison, Click Here to download the entire report:
Comparison of Montgomery County and Fairfax County