In Wayne County, our workforce is second to none. Tucked away in the heart of Lake Cumberland surrounded by the breathtaking countryside of the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, you’ll find some of the most skilled, hardest working, good people anywhere in America. Monticello is home to a skilled workforce and strong community that have built our area into one of the best business climates in Kentucky. With 50% of the U.S. population within a day’s drive and an expansive labor market area, Wayne County boasts one of the best opportunities to start or relocate a business you can find anywhere.
Kentucky has the most rigorous certification program in the nation to allow communities to demonstrate their workforce quality. We're commited to nurturing the next generation of skilled-labor for a stronger workforce to build stronger businesses. As your business grows, we will have the talent ready to grow right alongside you to ensure our shared-success.
Wayne County offers a turn-key workforce and is ready to support your business. With our relocation services, we can help you find the perfect location and connect you with other support services in the community. For startups, our business development programs, coaches and mentors and incubator program can help your business grow here.
Wayne County is 20,813 skilled workers strong with over 130,000 more in the local area. We pride ourselves in a job well done and believe that doing right by the brands we work for will in also benefit our people. With an average weekly wage of $515, Wayne County outperforms the state average of $745 and $899 nationally.
We’re here to assist you in finding the best resources for your business for open lots and existing buildings. Monticello’s Access Realty, Brenda Anderson Realty Center and Mid-America Realty & Auctions have commercial properties available.
With established electric, water, sewer and telecom and internet, we can ensure that your business is equipped with the necessities to operate smoothly and effeciently.
Monticello Banking Company, Citizens National Bank, BB&T and First Southern National Bank are among the banks backing some of the most successful businesses in the area. We can connect you with the resources you need so your business thrives here.