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Westmoreland County

Rural meets urban in Westmoreland County, the region’s second largest county. With a growing population of 300,000+ people, the county is thriving with small businesses, new industrial parks, a high tourism rate, top universities and exceptional healthcare facilities. Westmoreland’s strong industrial heritage instills a can-do attitude in its workforce and residents. Known for its central location and exceptional connectivity, Westmoreland County is fertile ground for manufacturing investments with abundant pad-ready parcels.

Key Real Estate Developments:
Commerce Crossing

Opportunities:

The newest addition, Commerce Crossing, offers five pad-ready parcels, each ranging in size from 19-29 acres with on-site daily connections to both Class 1 railroads.

Types of Spaces:

Five pad-ready parcels, Industrial

More Information

Demographics & Workforce

180,516

Population (2018)

$56,702

Median Household Income (2018)

180,516

Total Labor Force (2018)

$45,559

Mean Earnings per Job

3,556

2017-2018 Public High School Graduates

76.4%

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

261,570

Population 25+

93.6%
28.0%
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

$15,698,844,569

GDP (2018)

133,713

Total Jobs

9,230

Total Number of Employers (2018)

172,539

Total Employed Residents (2018)

*4.4%

Unemployment Rate

*pre-COVID-19 unemployment rate

Top Private Employers

Employer Est. Employment
Healthcare
Excela Health
4,700
Delivery
United Parcel Service
1,500
Accessories
Polyconcept North America/Leeds
1,200
Manufacturing
Elliott Group
1,100
Machinery
Kennametal
850
Grocery
Supervalu
750
Electricity
West Penn Power Company
730
Manufacturing
Beckwith Machinery Co
680
R&D
Alcoa Inc.
650
Medical
Philips Respironics
580

Sources: Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation

Economic
Development
Contact:

Jason Rigone
Executive Director, Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation
Fifth Fl, Suite 520
40 N Pennsylvania Ave.
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone:
724-830-3061
Fax:
724-830-3611