The intersection of two major four-lane highways less than a mile away provides excellent access to the entire St. Louis – Kansas City region and the nation, with a population of more than 70 million within a day’s drive. Macon’s excellent business climate includes a cost of living 4% below the state average and 14% below the national average. That’s why successful firms like Con Agra and POET Biorefining have major operations here.
Missouri ranks in the top ten out of all states for the following items:
Top 10 Major Employers
Conagra Brands – 374 Jobs
Samaritan Hospital – 236 Jobs
Macon Public School – 203 Jobs
Loch Haven Nursing Home – 187 Jobs
Onshore Outsourcing – 80 Jobs
Chariton Valley – 77 Jobs
Walmart – 71 Jobs
Pear Tree – 65 Jobs
MO DOT – 63 Jobs
Macon Health Care Center – 60 Jobs
Macon County Economic Development partners with local and regional organizations to impact the issues that are important to our investors. Regionally, we support Missouri Northeast and Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments who work with stakeholders in their respective areas to promote economic issues, share programs and priorities and boost the image of the region as a whole.
Statewide, we partner with several entities, including Missouri Economic Development Council and Missouri Partnership to boost our shared needs and priorities to the next level, work to bring new business to our communities and support existing businesses with programs and services.
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