Supporting Business Growth and Economic Development
Our community is a business-friendly environment that is committed to economic development. We strive to cultivate a deep understanding of what it takes to support and sustain today’s economy, both for ourselves and future generations.
This invaluable knowledge has established a strong foundation for supporting a growing range of diverse industries. Our economic development team is passionate about promoting partnerships and propelling business growth in Independence.
A Prime Location for Employers
Independence is home to over 350,000 residents, all living within a 30-minute drive and filling over 214,000 jobs. Our highly skilled workforce, combined with a high-speed fiber telecommunications infrastructure and close proximity to Interstate 5, makes Independence an ideal location for a broad range of employers.