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Expand or Relocate to Colorado
      

Colorado Business Data

Relocate or Expand to Colorado

CO business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for Colorado


Population
5,025,748

Total Labor Force
2,897,768

Unemployment Rate
3.4%

# Manufacturers
5,463

Manufacturing Jobs
180,124

Right to Work
No

Unemp. Insurance Tax
1.0–5.4%


Manufacturing stats updated on 6/29/2016. All other data updated on 6/29/2016. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
 
Corporate Income Tax
4.63%

Sales Tax
2.90%

Property Tax
Assessed at 29% for commercial properties.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
15% Food and kindred products
13% Industrial machinery and equipment
13% Electronic and other electric equipment
10% Instruments and related products
8% Fabricated metal products

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (Littleton) - 7,000
DISH Network, LLC (Englewood) - 4,000
JBS USA (Greeley) - 3,200
Raytheon Co., Intelligence & Information Systems Div. (Aurora) - 2,400
Oracle Corp. (Broomfield) - 2,000
Cargill Meat Solutions (Fort Morgan) - 2,000
Sandoz, Inc. (Broomfield) - 2,000
Terumo BCT, Inc. (Lakewood) - 2,000
 
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Denver - 52,404
Arapahoe - 46,573
Boulder - 24,839
El Paso - 20,092
Weld - 16,295

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Denver - 51,281
Colorado Springs - 19,035
Englewood - 17,149
Boulder - 12,722
Littleton - 10,270

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• Investment Tax Credit (for businesses located in an Enterprise Zone {EZ})
• New Business Facility Tax Credit (EZ)
• New Business Facility Tax Credit for Agricultural Processing (EZ)
• Research & Development Tax Credit (EZ)
• Rehabilitation of Vacant Commercial Buildings Tax Credit (EZ)
• State Sales & Use Tax Exemption for Manufacturing and Mining Equipment (EZ)
• Refund of sales tax on purchases of equipment, machinery, machine tools, or supplies for use in an EZ
• Enterprise Zones
• Manufacturing Revenue Bond Program
• Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund
• Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)
• Certified Capital Companies (CAPCO) Program
• The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) financial assistance
• Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) loan programs
• Job Creation Performance Incentive Fund
• Strategic Fund Program
• Colorado Innovation Investment Tax Credit (CIITC)
• Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program
• Colorado Export Development Grant
• Colorado Export of Innovation and Sustainable Technologies (CO-Exist)
• Infrastructure Assistance/Grants

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