Armstrong County

Centrally located among western Pennsylvania’s gently rolling hills and with the scenic Allegheny River running through it from north to south, Armstrong County is 40 miles north of Pittsburgh. In the heart of the eastern Marcellus Shale field, the county is experiencing a boom in natural gas production while being future-focused on emerging opportunities like those in electro-optics – developing products for the Department of Defense and U.S. industry.  Rounding out its profile, Armstrong County is recognized as an office and data center hub with ample existing office space and pad-ready sites for new construction.

Key Real Estate Developments:
Northpointe

Opportunities:

Northpointe offers more than 12,800 sq office of existing available office space and 113 acres of pad ready sites.

Types of Spaces:

Office, Manufacturing, Industrial

More Information

Armstrong County, PA Economic Development

Armstrong County’s Industrial Development Council is on the forefront of revitalization and progress. Learn more about the streamlined building approval process and tax incentive programs at Keystone Opportunity Zones within Armstrong County.

Demographics & Workforce

65,263

Population (2018)

$47,527

Median Household Income (2018)

32,148

Total Labor Force (2018)

$40,838

Mean Earnings per Job

740

2017-2018 Public High School Graduates

45.4%

Post-Secondary Placement Rate

Sources: Bureau of Economic Analysis, PA Department of Education, PA Department of Labor & Industry, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

48,920

Population 25+

89.3%
15.2%
High School Degree +
Bachelor’s Degree +

Sources: Bureau of Economic Analysis, PA Department of Education, PA Department of Labor & Industry, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Economy

$2,097,679,691

GDP (2018)

16,500

Total Jobs

1,496

Total Number of Employers (2018)

30,533

Total Employed Residents (2018)

*5.0%

Unemployment Rate

*pre-COVID-19 unemployment rate

Top Private Employers

Employer Est. Employment
Healthcare
Armstrong County Memorial Hospital
1,000
Mining
Rosebud Mining Company
820
Mining
Snyder Associated Companies, Inc.
800
Retail
Walmart Stores, Inc.
290
Manufacturing
Cook Vascular
250
Manufacturing
ATI
230
Utility
Keystone Generating Station
200
Manufacturing
Herkules Group
200
Financial
Bank of New York Mellon
180
Social Services
Family Counseling Services
150

Sources: Armstrong County Industrial Development Council, Pennsylvania Department of Industry & Labor, Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh Regional

Economic
Development
Contact:

Michael P. Coonley
Executive Director, Armstrong County Department of Economic Development
Northpointe Technology Center II
187 Northpointe Blvd
Freeport, PA 16229
Phone:
724-548-1500
Fax:
724-545-6055