Making your home in St. Joseph is…

. . . the good life, made simple, seasoned, and civil. It’s unexpected and engaging, yet comfortable. It’s a little quirky and a lot friendly. St. Joseph is built on great ideas, successful innovations, and bold vision. Living here means discovering someone or something uncommon every day…and realizing that no matter where you’re from, you’re home. (And, we’re glad you are here!)

Our thriving community of approximately 100,000 people is just 15 minutes from one side of St. Joseph to the other. In between, you’ll find an accomplished arts community, miles of trails, historic architecture, modern homes, a reawakening downtown, and globally-ranked leaders in science, technology, and advanced manufacturing. National award-winning health care, options for active seniors and numerous community-minded and faith-based organizations all add up to this: a great life surrounded by people and places made of the best of character, right here in St. Joseph, Missouri.

I’m originally from a much larger city, and honestly, I didn’t know what to think when I learned we would move to St. Joseph for work. I was surprised at how welcoming the people are and how everything you need is close by. It’s not perfect, like no city is, but there’s something truly unique about St. Joseph. I think it’s that it offers so many amenities without losing its ‘small town’ charm. It was one of the best moves we ever made.

Susan Campbell, founder, SJC Marketing

Included in Forbes lists as one of the Best Small Places for Business and Careers

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  • All-America City award by National Civic League
  • #7 Fastest Growing Economy in the U.S., 2013 (source: Think Outside the Limits)
  • #1 Consistently Growing MSA in MO 1977-2011

Making St. Joseph Home