Economic Development

Technological Recruitment

Located in the heartland of the Southeast of the U.S., the City of Clinton provides access to an engineering workforce needed for cloud infrastructure, operation centers, and technology hubs. The City of Clinton has a unique synergy as one of the best places to live in Mississippi that offers fiber-optic technology, low electricity rates, and access to an international airport. Technology companies belong in Clinton!

Top 10 Competitive Advantages

1.       Access to an engineering workforce that includes more than 3,800 engineers, and 10 colleges and universities in a 50 miles radius

2.       Workers daytime population of 400,000 in a 90-minute radius

3.       One of the top school districts in Mississippi

4.       Optical fiber installed along Interstate 20 that provides available sites with fiber-optic technology to reach the fastest internet speeds available today

5.       Low electricity rates below national average

6.       Strategic location by Interstate 20 with access to one international airport and four regional airports

7.       Three 100 acres sites available with access to power and water capacity for cloud infrastructure

8.       Located within 500 miles of approximately 40% of the U.S. population including Dallas, Atlanta, Memphis, and New Orleans

9.       Total population of 938,000 in a 90-minute radius

10.   Available sites in the industrial park are part of the new Opportunity Zones tax program

Infrastructure

Airports

o   Primary Airport

§  Jackson Evers International Airport (JAN)

Commercial, Freight,

Charter

25 mins – 20.5 miles

o   Regional Airports

§  Laurel-Hattiesburg Regional Airport (PIB)

Commercial, Freight, Charter

96 miles

§  John Bell Williams Airport (KJVW)

7 miles

§  Hawkins Field Airport (HKS)

6.8 miles

§  Bruce Campbell Field Airport (MBO)

17.6 mile

Interstates and Highways

o   Primary Interstate

§  I-20

1 Mile

o   Secondary Interstates

§  I-220

6 Miles

§  I-55

10 Miles

o   Primary Highway

§  US-80

2.1 Miles

o   Secondary Highway

§  US-49

5.9 Miles

Fiber-Optic Technology

o   Fiber-Optic

§  C-Spire, AT&T, Comcast,

Utilities

o   Electricity

§  Entergy Corporation

o   Water

§  City of Clinton

o   Natural Gas

§  Atmos Energy

o   Sewer

§  City of Clinton

o   Telecommunications

§  AT&T, Verizon, Telepak Networks (CSPIRE), Comcast, TCI

 

Workforce Demographic Information

Workforce Demographic Information (Esri)

Drive-Time: 30 minutes

Drive-Time: 60 minutes

Drive-Time: 90 minutes

2018 Population (Esri)

2018 Total Population (Esri)

318,547

646,389

938,236

2010-2018 Population: Annual Growth Rate (Esri)

0.1

0.41

0.3

2018 Daytime Population (Esri)

2018 Total Daytime Population (Esri)

379,353

653,093

930,651

2018 Workers Daytime Population (Esri)

209,226

306,809

399,787

2018 Residents Daytime Population

170,127

346,284

530,864

2018 Income (Esri)

2018 Average Household Income (Esri)

$65,326

$69,243

$63,360

2018 Per Capita Income (Esri)

$25,303

$26,350

$24,159

2018 Educational Attainment (Esri)

2018 Education: High School Diploma (Esri)

41,875

90,891

149,389

2018 Education: Some College/No Degree (Esri)

49,112

96,078

135,593

2018 Education: GED/Alternative Credential (Esri)

9,993

22,324

35,888

2018 Education: Associate's Degree (Esri)

18,216

37,299

53,469

2018 Education: Bachelor's Degree (Esri)

37,453

76,919

95,094

2018 Education: Graduate/Professional Degree (Esri)

26,399

51,764

62,592

2018 Labor Force by Occupation (Esri)

2018 Employed Civilian Population Age 16+ by Occupation Base (Esri)

150,254

297,103

403,404

2018 Occupation: Production (Esri)

8,144

17,525

27,862

2018 Occupation: Transportation/Material Moving (Esri)

9,598

17,856

26,431

2018 Occupation: Architecture/Engineering (Esri)

1,726

3,813

4,619

2018 Occupation: Farming/Fishing/Forestry (Esri)

331

1,211

3,897

2018 Occupation: Construction/Extraction (Esri)

6,912

14,267

21,710

2018 Occupation: Office/Administrative Support (Esri)

20,556

40,170

52,712