Research Center

Welcome to the Volusia County Economic Development Research Center

Whether you’re an innovator, entrepreneur or business owner, there are resources to support you right here in Volusia County. This research center is intended to provide you with business tools, mapping, and reports as well as data on wages, area demographics, employment, workforce, education, employers and the local economy. If you need further information not found in this research center, contact us and we will help find what you need.

Business Tools

From startup to expansion, there are plenty of business tools to aide in your research whether as a startup or looking to expand your business operation.
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Market Analysis

See how your business compares with others in Florida with the SizeUp comprehensive market analysis tool designed to help small businesses.

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Foreign Trade Zone 198

FTZ No. 198 is an essential part of the County’s local and international investment strategy providing a business solution to accelerate domestic and foreign trade in the region.

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Technical Assistance

Don't let the complexity of doing business hold you back. Find guidance to help with business planning, taxes, licensing and more.

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Financial Assistance

Funding at critical times can define the future of a business. Use the information here to help with your company's financial plans.

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Incubator Professionals


Volusia County entrepreneurs seeking to develop and launch their innovative business have ample choices.

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Data Center

Your source for information on the Volusia County demographics, employment, workforce, education, economy and employers.
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Find population, age breakdown, household size, and education levels for Volusia County and the 16 municipalities.

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Find details about employment and unemployment levels, top occupations, earnings and inflow/outflow of workers to and from Volusia County.

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As Volusia County’s population grows, so does its talented and educated available labor pool. Workforce development is strengthened by several universities, training programs and a regional workforce agency.

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Volusia County is home to an excellent public school system, colleges and award-winning universities providing fertile ground for learning and personal growth.

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Volusia County has a strong GDP ranking 13 out of 67 counties in Florida. The Deltona-Daytona-Ormond MSA was the 259th largest Metropolitan exporter in 2020.

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Volusia County is home to more than 14,000 businesses with major employers in the healthcare, corporate headquarters, distribution, financial and advanced manufacturing industries.

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Economic Reports

Review comprehensive quarterly and annual reports from our economic development partners or take a closer look at special reports that underscore the advantages of doing business in Volusia County.

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County Wide Mapping

Search our database of GIS maps including Entitlement Zones including Opportunity Zones, HUB, CRAs, Brownfields as well as County wide Zoning.

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Key Business Sectors

Volusia County, located in Florida's strongest economic corridor, is the ideal location for your growing business.

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