Economic Outlook

In Perry County, your business is our business. We understand that starting a business or taking steps to consistently grow and maintain a company can be a community effort.

What separates us from other counties is our Economic Development Authority’s ability to provide mentoring, organizational support and funding resources to aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners. Experienced board members are eager to create, plan and organize business agendas that support economic development.

We also partner with local and regional resources to bring a multitude of learning opportunities, including marketing, advanced business management, human resources, and a whole host of resources devoted to the special needs of small businesses.

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  • Almost half of all US jobs are with small businesses, like those in Perry County. These are the backbone of the US economy.
  • 68% of Perry County businesses expect to grow slightly or significantly over the next five to ten years.
  • Perry County is located in the ranked 5th largest Combined Statistical area in the State of Pennsylvania and 43rd most populous in the United States with a population of 1,219,422.
  • Access to 5 key metro areas in the East Coast in under 4 hours travel time and nearly 2 million residents in a 50 mile radius.

There are nearly 800 registered businesses operating in Perry County. If you’re ready to become one of those (or expand your currently business, contact us to see how we can help.)

Contact us today for business support and to discuss resources to help you grow your business.

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