Focus Central Pennsylvania's mission is to effectively promote new corporate investment that results in growth of family sustaining jobs by being a premier economic development marketing alliance for committed partners. Focus is a nonprofit dedicating 100 percent of its time and resources to attracting new companies and jobs to the region. Economic development is the lifeblood of every community. It creates jobs, builds neighborhoods, supports businesses and provides a higher quality of life. This work is not accomplished by one, but by many.Focus serves seven (7) contiguous counties in Central Pennsylvania with a total population of 468,250 and total labor force of 221,795, and home to 17,742 business establishments. The counties and major municipalities include Centre (State College, Bellefonte); Columbia (Bloomsburg, Berwick); Montour (Danville); Union (Lewisburg, Mifflinburg); Snyder (Selinsgrove); Northumberland (Sunbury, Milton); and Mifflin (Lewistown). Focus is a direct result of a broad range of regional partners, investors and supporters that see the importance and value of regional collaboration to leverage investment and maximize returns in attracting new corporate investment that benefits our regional economy and communities today and for future generations.
The total population covered by Focus Central Pennsylvania is 471,993. The median age is 39.364
The majority of the population in Focus Central Pennsylvania has completed at least a high school degree, and 33.14% has a College Degree.
Focus Central Pennsylvania has a labor force of 224,668 people.
Where are the top jobs by occupation?
Office and Administrative support
Executive, Managers, and Administrators
Food Preparation, Serving
The work distribution of total employees in Focus Central Pennsylvania is:
Focus Central Pennsylvania has a total of 18,216 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Focus Central Pennsylvania were Education, Retail, Health Care and Social Services, and Other Services - Repair, Personal Care, Laundry, Religious, etc..
What are the top industries by jobs?
Health Care and Social Services
Other Services - Repair, Personal Care, Laundry, Religious, etc.
How many employees do businesses in Focus Central Pennsylvania have?
Households in Focus Central Pennsylvania earn a median yearly income of 49,016.143. 40.09% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 52,126 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Entertainment.
Median Household Income
Food and Beverages
Median Household Expenditure
There are 31% more households who own their homes than there are renters.
Owners vs. Renters