Best Cities for Startups
-Kauffman Foundation


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Educated workers are in great demand. We have them in great supply.

It’s no wonder that Flagstaff has Arizona’s best-educated workforce, with more than 44% of residents holding a bachelor’s degree or higher. Our workforce is also 14% more specialized in biomedical research and development than any other city in the United States.

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From a pioneering past to
pioneering the future.

We are a growing city in northern Arizona, and home to people from all over the world. Learn why we are known for our scenic sights and our scientific know how.

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Adobe relic
The stars in 3d

What’s happening in Flagstaff?

Fastest Growing College Towns in the U.S.

Flagstaff rewarded with a spot on the “Top 20” list of best college towns in the country.


Flagstaff among Top White Water Rafting Destinations in US!

20 Top White Water Rafting Trips in the USA


The 50 Best Burgers in America, by State

Arizona: Diablo Burger – As guilt-free as a big, sloppy burger gets: It’s made from 100 percent local, range-raised,...


Flagstaff is your best pick.

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Great work environment.
Better after-work environment.

  • Average annual precipitation is 23 inches per year.
  • Take a deep breath and savor our fresh air. We’re way up there at 7,000 feet – and we have the cleanest air in the USA!
  • Arizona’s high desert and mountains are just a few minutes from the city.
Medical Professionals
Walking in the woods

Don’t just take our word for it.

W.L. Gore & Associates history in Flagstaff encompasses more than five decades of innovation. Our Arizona operations are devoted to improving lives through solving some of the most complex medical challenges. Our 2,000 Flagstaff Associates and their families appreciate that they live in an active S.T.E.M Community with natural beauty and recreation all around.

David Abeyta
Medical Products Leader
W. L. Gore & Associates

As a business owner and hiring
manager, I can say Flagstaff is an easy
sell – It’s the perfect combination of
“small town feel” with “big city
impact”. I truly wouldn’t want to raise
my family or grow my business
anywhere else.

David Engelthaler
TGen North

Purina is proud to make some of the
most popular and trusted pet care
products right here in Flagstaff, which
weʼve been fortunate to call home for
more than 40 years. We have a great
team of associates, whose efforts
have been instrumental in our ability
to make a big difference in the lives of
pets and people both in our local
community and beyond.

Larry Holmes, Plant Manager

Flagstaff’s key industry sectors include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Astronomy
  • Bioscience
  • Craft Brewing
  • Digital/e-Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Retail
  • Tourism
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Biomedical Manufacturing: Being 14x more specialized makes us 100x better.

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Craft Beer.
Proof that entrepreneurship
is brewing in Flagstaff.

With eight breweries, one distillery, and one meadery, Flagstaff is a Craft Brew City! Many of our locally produced, award-winning beverages are distributed not just throughout Arizona but across the western United States.

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Easy linking for your supply chain.

  • Amtrak
  • Railroad
  • Interstate
  • 40 Airport

It’s no secret. Logistics can make or break your business.
In Flagstaff, supply chain logistics are easily solved.

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Tourism is our #1 industry. Let’s visit the numbers.

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    Each year, we welcome more than 5,000,000 visitors.

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    Only 80 miles from the Grand Canyon! Even closer to other attractions.

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    Our visitors come from all over America – and the world!

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    In Flagstaff, tourism and hospitality is a $563 million industry with more than 8,000 employees.

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    Our well-trained hospitality workforce is also well-educated. Many employees have four-year degrees and transferable skills.

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    Did you know that Flagstaff has more hotel rooms per capita than Las Vegas?

Flagstaff is THE gateway to the Grand Canyon
with 5,000,000 visitors annually.

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Multi-cultural. Multi-festival.
That’s arts in Flagstaff.

From murals to sculptures, Native dance to jewelry, painting to theater, the arts are alive and well and living in Flagstaff.

Did you know that we have one of America’s best collections of public art?

Art Makes A Beautiful Impact On Our Community.

Every year, the arts and sciences have a $90 million impact on Flagstaff’s economy. They account for more than 3,000 full-time jobs and generate $4.6 million in local tax revenue.

Make success your
business partner.

In this section, you’ll find a collection of local and regional business partners, entities, business advocacy groups, and workforce development partners.

They’re here to help you succeed. Let’s meet them.

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Guiding you every step of the way.

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