High economic growth, an educated workforce and strong communities provide unlimited opportunity for businesses and workers.
We know that people and companies have choices about where to locate: They can grow in Vermont or elsewhere.
What sets us apart is our scale. Our small size means an interactive, warm atmosphere where our state officials actually care. They don’t create obstacles, they find solutions, whether its our Secretary of Commerce, Commissioner of Economic Development, or even the Governor.
We can help you find the right facility, the right workforce and the right incentives. We can provide the right climate for growth. We can and will meet your needs and treat you right.
There is tremendous opportunity in Vermont. We rank #1 on the Opportunity Index (2016), which based on a combination of economy, education and community factors. Come join us and see for yourself.
HOW WE STACK UP
It’s easy to be a small business in this state because people appreciate small business. They seek out small business, they seek out their neighbors who are running small businesses. When you tell people you run a small business, they go ‘what do you sell? Where can I find it?’
Vermont by the Numbers
|Nominal GDP||$31.37 billion|
|Regional Price Parity||101.2|
|Median Household Income||$56,990|
|Median Home Value||$223.700|
|Labor Force Participation Rate||66.7%|
|Mean Annual Wage||$46,060|
|High School Graduate or Higher (population 25+ years)||91.8%|
|Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (population 25+ years)||36.0%|