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We have been home to two pulp and paper mills for over 75 years and have a history rooted in the tourism industry. Here you’ll find foresters, skilled machinists and chemical engineers along with the world-class service from the staff of the five-diamond Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and four-diamond Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
Employers looking to relocate to Nassau County, Florida will find it any easy sell to their employees. Our residents enjoy the ultimate work-life balance, enjoying our relatively low cost of living and coastal lifestyle.
An Ever-Growing Labor Pool
Nassau County, Florida is home to 88,059 residents and lies within the Jacksonville MSA with 760,000+ working-age adults and over 1.6 million residents. Florida is a right-to-work state and our population continues to grow as Florida recently surpassed New York as the third most populous state. Northeast Florida’s median age is 45, five years older than the Florida average.
Training our future pipeline
Twenty-plus area colleges and universities prepare over 50,000 students to enter the workforce with degrees in biomedical sciences and logistics, along with civil, electrical and mechanical engineering. Technical certificates in advanced manufacturing, CNC machining and mechatronics are just a snapshot of the specialized training offered for our target industries of aerospace and aviation, logistics and distribution and manufacturing.