Market Access

Market Access

Ready access to a trained labor force, loyal workers, transportation, higher education, and financial assistance; incentives with a central location to Buffalo, Rochester,Syracuse, Pittsburgh, and other Northeast U.S. and Canadian markets presents a solid opportunity for business success.

Allegany County is within a day’s drive to:



51% of the population of the U.S. and Canada or 130 million customers.
62% of all manufacturing in the U.S. and Canada.
59% of the value of all manufacturing shipments in the U.S. and Canada.
55% of the personal income in the U.S. and Canada.
52% of all businesses in the U.S.
49% of all skilled workers in the U.S.
Source: NYS Department of Economic Development

Regional access is considered excellent. The market enjoys a well-developed network of local roadways and highways. Interstate 86, State Rte. 19.,and State Rte. 417 are considered excellent.
Economic and Demographic Data Source published by Woods & Poole
Economics, Inc.


Craig R. Clark, PE, PhD
Vice President Economic Development
Alfred State/Allegany County