Big Picture Overview

A central driver of community or regional prosperity is the business community. The line graph highlights the longer-term trend in the number of all regional establishments including for-profit businesses, non-profit ventures and government entities.


Source: Development Opportunity Profile (The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Dec 2018)

Businesses
Jobs

The second Figure provides a comprehensive picture of all employment from for-profit business to non-profits to government entities including schools. This does not reflect the employment of those who live in the county and work outside of the county.


Source: Development Opportunity Profile (The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Dec 2018)