Key Industries & Employers

Limitless OpportunityList of Dutchess Cuunty Major Employers 2018

For decades, Dutchess County has been home to thriving industries and entrepreneurial endeavors. Dutchess County is an ideal location for business thanks to a strong economic environment, talented workforce, world-class universities and accessible business-friendly location. Just take a look at some of the largest employers in Dutchess County, and you’ll see that Dutchess effortlessly mixes big names in corporate America like IBM, GlobalFoundries, and Gap Inc. with innovative startups and small- to medium-businesses that draw energy from the boundless opportunity in the region.


4% unemployment rate as of 2018Millennial population growth as of 2018

Key IndustriesTop six industries in Dutchess Cuunty 2018


A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.