Jasper 9th Best Place in Indiana To Start a Business
JASPER (NNDC) – NordWallet, a personal finance information service that provides information and comparison tools to customers preparing to make financial decisions, has informed the Jasper Chamber of Commerce that they are ranking Jasper ninth out of 99 places to start a business in Indiana. They report they crunched census data to compile the list.
The report says Jasper benefits from high average revenue per business at $2.28 million, low monthly housing costs of $740, and an unemployment rate is 3.7 percent.
Jasper is 78 miles west of Louisville and 120 miles south of downtown Indianapolis. Major employers include Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center and Kimball International. ISBDC offices are about an hour away in Evansville and Bedford.
The Jasper Chamber of Commerce offers workshops, seminars, and networking opportunities for small businesses.