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Washington County

Just south of Pittsburgh, there’s lively suburban life in Washington County. The county’s city-center offers urban living at a just-right scale, with employment opportunities in tech and manufacturing, as well as energy since the county is ideally situated atop the Marcellus Shale formation. Via convenient interstate access, it’s proximate to the Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia markets.  As the hotbed of the historic Whiskey Rebellion, Washington County welcomes industrial partners who are ready to roll-up their sleeves and make things happen.

Key Real Estate Developments:
Starpointe Business Park

Opportunities:

A short 12-minute ride from Pittsburgh International Airport via the Findlay Connecter of the Southern Beltway, and within 10 miles of Weirton, WV and 14 miles of Steubenville, OH, the 1,153 acres in Starpointe Business Park offer transportation advantages.

Types of Spaces:

Manufacturing, Industrial. Pad-ready sites are available in the 325-acre first phase of development.

More Information

A Leader in Business growth, Tourism and Job Creation

Washington County is a leader in business growth, tourism, and job creation in the Pittsburgh region. It is home to the Marcellus Shale – the largest natural gas field in the US. In the past decade, the county has invested over $500 million in infrastructure and economic development making it a suitable place for your business.

Demographics & Workforce

207,346

Population (2018)

$59,309

Median Household Income (2018)

106,000

Total Labor Force (2018)

$56,764

Mean Earnings per Job

2,080

2017-2018 Public High School Graduates

74.4%

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

207,346

Population 25+

92.3%
29.0%
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

$13,491,844,131

GDP (2018)

88,056

Total Jobs

5,495

Total Number of Employers (2018)

101,412

Total Employed Residents (2018)

*4.3%

Unemployment Rate

*pre-COVID-19 unemployment rate

Top Private Employers

Employer Est. Employment
Healthcare
Washington Health System
2,000
Healthcare
Monongahela Valley Hospital
1,400
Entertainment
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino
1,200
Telecom
Crown Castle USA
1,200
Education
California University of Pennsylvania
880
Energy
CONSOL Energy
740
Software
Ansys
620
Transportation
Campbell Transportation
500
Pharmaceuticals
Mylan
500
Healthcare
Canonsburg General Hospital
410

Sources: Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pittsburgh Business, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, Washington County Chamber of Commerce

Economic
Development
Contact:

Jeff Kotula
President, Washington County Chamber of Commerce
375 Southpointe Blvd, Suite 240
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Phone:
724-225-3010
Fax:
724-228-7337