Site Selection

Positioned just northeast of Indianapolis, along Interstate 69 and near Interstate 70, Anderson has ownership of the city’s utilities and therefore offers redundant power, fiber, and water at competitive prices.  Combine those amenities with an R.S. Means construction cost index of 92.7 in Anderson and 94.1 in Indianapolis (Q4 2022), the training and support of two top universities and two technical colleges, and an experienced workforce that is continuously being reconditioned to meet the needs of our growing global community, Anderson would make an exceptional home for any business.  

Workforce Data

Learn about our labor shed's Labor Force, Education Attainment, Labor Relations, Income and Wages and Commuting Patterns.  In addition to providing county-based data, Labor Force and Education Attainment pages offer data by drive-time and distance as we understand that companies recruit and attract employees from the entire region.


Anderson benefits from a strategic interstate and highway access system. This page provides local and regional logistics maps and distance to other major cities, as well as air, port and rail access information.  


The City of Anderson owns electric, dark fiber, water, stormwater and waste water utilities.  Go to Utilities to learn more about each utility.  

Cost of Doing Business

The overall cost of doing business in Indiana is lower than in most other states. The City of Anderson - Madison County region is no exception. This page provides Cost of Doing Business Comparison and Indiana Tax Climate.  


Many business incentives are available for new and expanding businesses in Anderson.  Incentives offered can vary based on factors such as the location of the project, new and retaining employee numbers, and capital investment amount.

Education and Training

Within Anderson there are several higher learning institutions including Anderson University, Ivy Tech Community College, and Purdue University Polytechnic Institute, as well as Flagship Enterprise Center and WorkOne.  Learn more about each institutions from Education and Training page.