The Whiteside/Northwest Illinois Region has long been a successful location for agribusinesses, manufacturing and logistics. Boasting a talented, hardworking regional force of more than 540,000 with experience and success in all agribusiness inputs and outputs, advanced manufacturing and logistics, the region supports a multitude of businesses.
|Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing (SIC Range 01-09)||7,408||1.37%|
|Mining (SIC 10-14)||527||0.10%|
|Construction (SIC 15-17)||19,794||3.65%|
|Manufacturing (SIC 20-39)||70,079||12.93%|
|Transportation and Communications (SIC 40-49)||26,658||4.92%|
|Wholesale Trade (SIC 50-51)||29,110||5.37%|
|Retail Trade (SIC 52-59)||106,348||19.63%|
|Finance, Insurance And Real Estate (SIC 60-69)||27,382||5.05%|
|Services (SIC 70-89)||223,445||41.24%|
|Public Administration (SIC 90-98)||29,774||5.50%|
|Unclassified (SIC 99)||1,300||0.24%|
Source: Applied Geographic Solutions, 2017
*60 mile radius around Whiteside County Illinois
A Manufacturing Hotspot
Our proximity to Chicago allows for an exchange of expertise and resources in several fields, and a solid pipeline of graduates from Illinois’ college and universities ensures the right employee is available for your business.
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Source: Applied Geographic Solutions, 201
A lower, comparative cost of living along with low congestion, low union activity, low crime rates, and lower local taxes contribute to a business-friendly atmosphere that many find appealing when compared to larger metros.