Elkhart County has a diversification of industry, with manufacturing being 38% of the workforce. Their are nearly 1,000 companies in Manufacturing in 14 different categories.
Indiana ranks high in low taxes, 1st among mid-western states for favorable corporate taxes, 4th among states for low property tax index and 9th for low individual income tax index.
80% of the labor force in Elkhart County is in manufacturing and Indiana ranks 3rd in the country in Manufacturing GDP for states where Manufacturing is the number 1 industry. In fact, Indiana is one of only 6 states to receive a grade of “A” for friendliness to manufacturing and logistics.
Indiana is in the median center of U.S. population with the distribution advantage that 70% of the U.S. population is within a days drive of the state.
The quality of life in Elkhart County is one of its main attractions for businesses and their employees. Located in close proximity to the interstate provides easy access to a range of nearby amenities.
The Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County is a not-for-profit economic organization serving the community with the cities, towns, chambers of commerce, investor partners, and businesses of Elkhart County, Indiana. We are known as the “Concierge to Elkhart County Industry”. Our primary objectives are the retention and expansion of local businesses, attraction of new businesses to Elkhart County, and local entrepreneurial development.
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