KEY INDUSTRY: Business Support

The business support services industry has evolved far beyond secretarial services and enables companies to maximize efficiencies and integrate technology across all support functions.

The business support services industry provides services in desktop publishing, mail, and customer management to name a few. New entrants face favorable conditions for growth if they have a focused product and target market. Tech-savvy entrepreneurs who want to take advantage of a virtually limitless market are flocking to the business support industry.

With the general business landscape changing where big businesses are looking to streamline and small companies are looking to stay lean, this industry is teeming with opportunity.

Business Support Snapshot

Professional & Business Support Services make up over 24% of Citrus’s employment and industry base with over 43% of workers are under the age of forty.

Take advantage of a young industry with unlimited opportunity.

Compared to other industries, the business support industry has relatively low startup costs.


Total Workforce


Unemployment Rate


Between Ages 18 and 54

Annual Average Wage

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Doing Business in Citrus

Initial Steps

The necessary steps for locating, starting or growing your business in Citrus County.



Citrus County has the utilities and communication technology needed to get your business up and running.

Business Incentives

Local and state incentives help companies that are locating and doing business in Citrus County.


Taxes & Cost of Living

A highly favorable tax climate in Florida provides advantages for every type of business.


Easy access to I-75, deepwater marine ports, international airports and railway system.

Quality of Life

From freshwater lakes to spring-fed rivers flowing to the Gulf of Mexico, discover adventure in Citrus County!

Interested in the Business Support Industry?

If you’re looking for help with questions about starting, locating or expanding a business support company in Citrus, contact the Citrus County Economic Development team.