Elkridge is located in the County of Howard. It covers a total area of 20.00 sq. km. The economic development of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, aviation, household appliances, arts and crafts, automotive, construction, cleaning, textiles, commercial printing, information technology, pharmaceuticals, finance, health, insurance, real estate and telecommunication. Commercial spaces available in the city is utilized by youth organization centers, service stations, seafood restaurants, resale shops and public libraries.