It’s fair season in Arizona, with a number of Counties hosting annual fairs, including Cochise. These events help to bolster local economies and showcase rural communities.
Sierra Vista, the largest community in Cochise County, has a below average sales tax, according to a new poll looking at Arizona’s largest 30 cities and towns. The city also ranked 16th for its reasonable property tax rates.
The move to build a new commercial port of entry near the city of Douglas continues to gain momentum, with a recent visit to Agua Prieta, Sonora.
More Mexico tourists came to Arizona than any other country last year, helping to boost the state’s economy. Cultural and historic sites, dining and nightlife, were top reasons to visit.
Each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks news on openings, closings and expansions. Click to see the latest Economics Events Report for rural Arizona, including Cochise County.
Cochise County has signed a lease agreement with Master Aircraft Services, which will be moving its operations from Wickenberg to Bisbee-Douglas International Airport this month.
Rural Arizona communities are mobilizing to help boost their local economies, including Willcox in Cochise County, where business owners and the City are collaborating to move the region forward.