Switzerland County

Switzerland CountySwitzerland County

Community Profile

Advantages for Future Growth

Switzerland County, home to nearly 10,000 residents in 2005, has experienced growth of over 17% in recent years, among the highest in Indiana. The county also reaches beyond its borders to draw employees from surrounding counties as well as neighboring states, Ohio and Kentucky. The regional population of nearly 200,000 increases the available workforce more than twenty-fold.

The community has consistently invested in modern infrastructure and services. Recent examples include significant capacity investments made by several local utilities, a new facility to address ongoing workforce training needs in the community and a state certified shovel ready business park. The community has also invested in quality of life improvements. The Switzerland County Medical Center and County YMCA are just two instances of community investment that make Switzerland County a great place to live.

Accessibility and affordability, combined with a lifestyle that combines rural charm with metropolitan amenities, add to the area's appeal.

{Additional demographic data is available in this section, under Facts and Figures.}