The high growth of the health care industry is an important component of both the business and residential communities of Citrus County. With an expanding regional population, the demands for clinical and specialized care options continue to increase. As Citrus County’s role as an important professional services center in our area continues, opportunities for consolidating the administrative and business functions for these clinical operations are emerging.

Health services companies make up eight of the Top 20 Private Sector Employers in Citrus County.


In addition to the many individual health care services, Citrus County is home to two award-winning hospitals, Citrus Memorial and Bayfront Health Seven Rivers. Together they provide upwards of 2,000 jobs to the community.

Active seniors make up nearly one third of Citrus County’s population, providing an increased demand for wellness and health care services.


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 health care industry?

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