Business & Economy
Welcome To Beautiful Cumberland County
Situated in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, one of the premier markets and manufacturing centers in the world, Cumberland County offers a combination of assets which are not found in anywhere else in the region. With great proximity to places such as New York, Washington, Atlantic City, and Philadelphia, the County provides an un-congested environment, outstanding quality of life, affordable land and property, and easy access to world-class entertainment.
Twice voted one of the "best places to live in New Jersey" by Money Magazine, Cumberland County can offer affordable housing, an economical business location to excellent highways and rail service, a competitive regulatory climate, and an abundance of beautiful natural resources, unspoiled towns and villages, and picturesque scenery. This combination of assets is extremely rare and makes Cumberland County an excellent commercial and industrial destination.
A Competitive Location
Cumberland County offers the area's best incentive package, accessible and affordable sites, and the region's most available and hardworking labor force. A Federal Empowerment Zone designation, two Urban Enterprise Zones, flexible financing, and low business costs make Cumberland County competitive with all areas of the country. In addition there is some of the finest executive housing available at very reasonable costs. Lastly, a quality educational system, which produces highly trained and capable students, employees and citizens, makes Cumberland County a great place to do business.
South Jersey Regional Medical Center
For more information please contact the Cumberland County Department of Economic Development at 856-453-2183 or 1-866-866-MORE.
For Information on employment and wages go to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics.
For Unemployment Rates and Labor Force Estimates go to the New Jersey Department of Labor
James B. Watson, Director
790 E. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302