Community Profile

  • Demographics

    Highlands County is a growing and diverse population of 100,000+ that includes a talented and educated workforce. Coupled with our county’s advantageous business environment, Highlands County has all the components required to help your business thrive.

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  • Workforce and Industry

    Highlands County is committed to creating a world-class workforce investment system that is agile, responsive, innovative, customer-oriented, and performance-based.

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  • Construction

    The construction industry plays an important role in the community, and the activities of the industry are also vital to measuring the health of the economy.

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Enhance the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a diversity of new businesses; increasing industrial investment while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing business and industry.

Keep In Touch

Office of Economic Development
Highlands County Board of County Commissioners
(E) tbenson@hcbcc.org
(P) 863.402.6924
(F) 863.402.6651