Florida Economic Development Week 2022
Sumter County joins cities and counties statewide to recognize the contributions of positive economic development.
Sumter County is consistently ranked by the Census Bureau as one of the fastest growing metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) in the United States.
In 2021, the construction value of permits for new commercial structures in Sumter County was over $436 million dollars.
Sumter County saw $257 million dollars of wealth migration last year, that is, the amount of adjusted gross income gained from people migrating into the county. Sumter County exceeded Marion, Hernando, and Citrus Counties in this metric.
Sumter County Economic Development is recognized by the International Economic Development Council as an Accredited Economic Development Organization, a designation that less than one hundred organizations across three countries hold.