Chesterfield Business Resources

Local Economy & Taxes

Merit Medical Systems Manufacturing Facility

The local economy is characterized by a strong industrial base and diversified economic structure. Forty-one internationally-owned companies, representing twelve countries, have operations in Chesterfield. New commercial and industrial announced investment totaled more $218 million in 2013.

Selected Economic Indicators for Chesterfield County

  • Civilian labor force (2013): 178,188
  • Unemployment rate (2013): 5.5%
  • Taxable retail sales (2013): $3.75 billion
  • Median household income (2008-2012): $72,363
  • Total number of jobs in county (2013): 122,374
  • Total number of businesses (2013): 7,726

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