Big-city excitement with small-town advantages
Hancock County, Indiana, the eastern door to Indianapolis, has become a fast-growing economic powerhouse for so many reasons. For starters, our population (now 83,000+) has been growing rapidly as people discover the great job opportunities and everything our vibrant communities have to offer. Growth-minded companies have been locating here to take advantage of a labor shed with 1.3 million eager workers living within a one-hour drive.
Hancock County’s central location puts companies within a single-day’s truck drive of more than 148 million workers, and our remarkable connectivity with the state, region, and world begins with our location on Interstate 70, a network of high-quality highways, Indianapolis Regional Airport, nearby rail access, and much more.
Companies seeking to relocate or expand quickly benefit from a wide variety of business sites, including four shovel-ready Certified Silver business parks, plus higher-than-normal broadband capacity and speeds of up to 100 gigabits, thanks to an extensive fiber network with more than 2,000 miles of lines. You’ll also find enough water and wastewater to accommodate the heaviest users.
We’re just minutes from Downtown Indianapolis and its museums, restaurants, shopping, music, and the excitement of professional sports. Our communities have earned Stellar awards for their many amenities such as trendsetting restaurants, unique shops, an active arts community, impressive libraries, first-rate healthcare, and so much more for active lifestyles — all with a delightfully affordable cost of living. Being here gives you all the excitement of the big city and all the comfortable advantages of small-town!
Big-city excitement with small-town advantages: Discover Hancock County
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