Why Do Business In Rexburg?
The City of Rexburg is the ideal location for new and expanding business due to the city's expanding population, unequaled young talent and location in Idaho's Upper Snake River Valley. Rexburg's city leaders understand the pressing need for business development to keep pace with its rapid growth; this growth makes Rexburg a great place for you to do business in.
Rexburg offers a young, educated, reliable workforce, Rexburg boasts some of the lowest taxes in Idaho.
Rexburg's Department of Economic Development includes the populations of the following counties as part of Rexburg's Trade Area of: in Idaho; Fremont, Madison and Teton Counties; and Teton County, Wyoming. Together these counties have a population of over 200,000 individuals and reported incomes of over $6.9 billion (Rexburg Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2011).
Rexburg businesses also benefit from the presence of BYU-Idaho. Since the school's founding more than a century ago the institution has served as an economic engine for the city and surrounding region. The University's plans to increase enrollment (making BYU-Idaho the largest institution of higher learning in the state) guarantees its continued role in supporting businesses through patronage, as well as providing a young, highly skilled workforce.
Within this region, Rexburg sits astride several major transportation arteries. U.S. Highway 20 (a four-lane divided highway) and Idaho State Highway 33 run through the city connecting Rexburg to Central Idaho and Western Wyoming as well as Southwestern Montana. A few of the locations and communities that are connected to Rexburg are Jackson Hole, Wyoming; West Yellowstone, Montana; Idaho Falls and Arco, Idaho; as well as Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. For residents of these and the surrounding communities, doing business in Rexburg is more convenient than driving south.
Rexburg's location on Highways 20 and 33 guarantees that the city will remain the crossroads for communities and commuters throughout the region. Traffic patterns north of Idaho Falls also support this claim; along Interstate 15 and Highway 20 the majority of vehicles take Highway 20 towards Rexburg, rather than I-15.