Economic Dashboard

The natural economic development force in Williams County

When visitors drive through the scenic countryside and the still vibrant business areas of Williams County, they see and appreciate a rare quality of life. The area is ripe for prosperous development in a new world where a high quality of life for individual and corporate expansion is essential.

There are no serious traffic jams or heavy pollution in the pleasant corner of Ohio bordered by Michigan and Indiana. The Ohio Turnpike and the rail system provide high-speed transportation and economic development options with easy access to Chicago, Detroit and the world.

Companies with national and international markets currently enjoy the quality schools, the safe countryside with affordable real estate, and the enriched culture of the city of Bryan, the county seat of Williams County.

When you were a child, do you remember playing with a toy called Etch-A-Sketch? Those were made in Bryan by the successful company still known today as Ohio Art. How about the classic Christmas candy canes and today’s popular Dum-Dum candy pops? You guessed it; they are still made in Bryan by Spangler Candy Company. Both large family-owned companies have remained international success stories here in Bryan for more than a century.

Data and Demographics

Ohio Labor Market Information
National Agricultural Statistics Service
National Center for Education Statistics
US Geological Society
US Bureau of Census
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
US Department of Labor
US Department of Commerce