The advantages of coming to Flagler County are numerous. For starters, Flagler County has been at or near the top of the list of the nation's fastest growing communities for more than a decade. But with all this growth and business potential, we still have a welcoming small town feel, with uncongested roads, top notch schools, low crime rate and miles of incredible beaches. This is the quality of life you find in Flagler County.
Located along Florida's pristine Atlantic coast between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine, Flagler County is convenient to large commercial centers and tourist destinations such as Jacksonville and Orlando. Four universities and numerous colleges are within an hour's drive, providing the area with a well-educated, highly skilled workforce and customer base. I-95, one of the nation’s busiest interstate highways, runs through Flagler, as does the Florida East Coast Railroad. And since the county is located near three international airports and a handful of regional airports, getting people and products here is easy.
Whether it’s finding quiet solace within the nature preserves, re-energizing while participating in a favorite leisure activity, Flagler County offers unsurpassed recreational opportunities with 19 miles of natural beaches, historic ruins, public rose gardens, tranquil waterways & subtropical forests.
Additionally, businesses located in Flagler County are able to draw from the pool of over 300,000 workers living Flagler and the adjacent counties of St. John and Volusia. Another important feature of this area is the low overhead and the reasonable wages. The average wage in Flagler County is $29,536 ($14.20 an hour) compared to the national average of $40,584 ($19.52 an hour). Flagler County’s current unemployment rate (August 2009) is 15.9%. Homes also in Flagler County are very affordable, starting as low as $100,000 for a very nice home.
With its ample workforce, low overhead expenses and beautiful living and working environment, Flagler County should be at the top of your list.
Why not call us today and speak to one of our expert team members about locating your business to Flagler County.