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Montrose County has many attributes that make it an attractive place to do business and live, including an excellent workforce, higher education opportunities, and developing business parks. The city was named the 18th fastest growing micropolitan area in the United States, thanks to its unique and progressive business atmosphere, friendly people, and outstanding quality of life. With a population of 19,011 in the city and 41,275 in the county, Montrose still maintains a small town atmosphere.
Montrose is a vibrant manufacturing community with over 70 manufacturing companies. Some of the primary employers include Ross Reels - manufacturer of fly-fishing reels; Colorado Yurt - maker of hand-crafted yurts, tipis and rugged canvas wall tents; Gordon Composites - manufacturer of fiber reinforced products; Russell Stover Candies; ScottFly Rod - internationally known fly fishing rod company; Swiss-O-Matic - producer of complex precision components to print specifications and Western Skyways - a piston and turbine aircraft engine overhauling facility.
In addition to offering a fertile business environment, Montrose boasts a unique mixture of community amenities that make it a great place to work and live. Consider just a few: Location and Accessibility: The Montrose Regional Airport provides passenger service to major cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark and Phoenix. Montrose connects to I-70, 65 miles to the north with a four-lane highway. We are also fully connected to the “digital highway” via Colorado’s high-speed digital network.