Economic Overview and News

Things are Happening, and We Don’t Mind Saying So.

In 2013, St. Joseph was named the 7th Fastest Growing Economy in the United States. We’re a vibrant center of research of technology in the Midwest. We’ve also been called one of the “Best Cities for Job Growth” and one of the state’s “Fastest Growing MSAs” for several years. Yes, we’re pretty obsessed with moving forward. And we invite you to join us.

St. Joseph’s (MO/KS) manufacturing , agricultural and service industries have remained a steady example of the success that is possible through exports. Exporting-related activities have had a real impact on the local economy and we hope it continues into the future…

Nyamusi Igambi, Director, U.S. Commercial Service Kansas City