Commercial & Industrial

Momentum In Monmouth

Fiber Optics Communications Network
In grants for Downtown Revitalization
Retail Sales per Capita

Monmouth’s businesses

We’re established. we’re growing.

Nestled in the heart of Monmouth, Illinois, our town’s rich agricultural heritage continues to flourish. With vast acres of fertile land and a community deeply rooted in farming, we are proud to be a hub for agricultural innovation and sustainability. From family-owned farms to cutting-edge agribusinesses, Monmouth is where tradition meets progress, ensuring a bright future for this vital industry. Modernized lock and dams along the Mississippi River allow us to maintain our global economic competitiveness, and create ease for shipping.

Monmouth’s manufacturing sector is the bedrock of our town’s economic strength. Our skilled workforce, modern facilities, and a history of innovation have made us a prime location for manufacturing businesses. From precision engineering to cutting-edge technology, Monmouth is where industry leaders thrive, contributing to both local and global markets.

Access to top-quality healthcare is a cornerstone of Monmouth living. Our town is home to a robust healthcare sector that includes state-of-the-art facilities, skilled medical professionals, and a commitment to the well-being of our residents. Whether it’s routine check-ups or specialized care, Monmouth’s healthcare industry ensures that everyone can lead a healthy and fulfilling life.

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Monmouth’s retail landscape is vibrant and dynamic, offering a shopping experience that caters to all tastes and needs. Our bustling downtown and modern retail centers showcase a diverse array of shops and boutiques. From unique local treasures to well-known brands, Monmouth provides a retail ecosystem that’s not only thriving but also deeply connected to the community it serves.

Workforce & Commuters

In a recent study, Monmouth has 3,915 workers in Monmouth, and while 1,961 (50.1%) lived and worked within the City, another 1,954 (49.9%) commuted outside the area. Therefore, the indicators show that the City benefits from its proximity to larger communities giving working residents access to a wider variety of job opportunities while allowing them to enjoy the relatively lower costs and amenities of small-town life.

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Community Development Initiatives

Economic Recovery Grant (RISE)

The City of Monmouth was awarded a Research in Illinois to Spur Economic Recovery (RISE) grant through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) in 2022 to help the city create an economic plan to promote economic recovery. After the plan is created, DCEO has previously indicated that grantees, such as the city, will have an opportunity to compete for future grant opportunities for specific projects included in their plans.

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Downtown TIF District Redevelopment

Monmouth’s TIF District provides a vehicle to reinvest tax revenue back into the community. The TIF District encompasses the Public Square region of downtown, as well as west Broadway to Route 34. Improvements in structures provide revenue for the TIF Board to utilize in building and infrastructure improvements, as well as offering reduced-rate loans within the District.

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Downtown Facade Grant Program

The Monmouth Facade Improvement Program is a matching grant program designed to help building owners within the Warren County Courthouse Commercial Historic District improve the exterior facades of their buildings in accordance with the historic nature of the District. The maximum grant amount will be $7,500 match per project (50% match from the program), as available funds allow, on a first-come, first-serve basis. The facade funds have been made available by the City of Monmouth and are administered by the City after approval by the Downtown Facade Committee.

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Discover monmouth’s

Thriving Business Landscape

Americold Global Provider Cloverleaf

Innovative Supply Chain Solutions & Cold Storage with Integrated Technology

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Big River Resources

Improving and stabilizing agricultural economic resources by establishing corn-based ethanol as the premier renewable fuel.

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BNSF Railway

BNSF is the largest freight railroad in the United States. The BNSF Railway is among the top transporters of bulk cargo freight and coal in North America. The BNSF system mechanical division is in nearby Galesburg, IL.

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Capital Power Cardinal Point Wind

A wind farm encompassing 20,000 acres of land committed to building a sustainable future for all.

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City of Monmouth

Known as the Maple City, Monmouth is a the seat of Warren County, Illinois. The population was 8,902 at the 2020 census. It is the home of Monmouth College and the host of the Prime Beef festival, held annually the week after Labor Day, and begins with one of the largest parades in Western Illinois.

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County Market Grocery Store

Grocery store company building healthy retail organization and providing meaningful work and opportunity.

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Fareway Grocery Store

Fareway is a growing Midwest grocery company currently operating more than 130 grocery store locations including Monmouth holding family values in the highest regard, demonstrating integrity, fairness, and honesty in relationships with customers, employees, vendors, and suppliers.

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Hirschbach is an industry leader, and the 2nd largest refrigerated trucking company in the USA.

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Love’s Travel Stop

Nationwide Travel and Truck Stop

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MDH Monmouth Clinic

McDonough District Hospital, Monmouth Clinic, helps to provide quality healthcare to the citizens of Monmouth, along with Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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Midwestern Petfoods

Fourth generation, family-owned national manufacturer of high-quality pet food and treats.

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Monmouth Municipal Airport

Established in 1921 Monmouth’s airport was the oldest operating airport in the state of Illinois. A historical and devastating fire destroyed the hangar in 2019, however, Monmouth’s officials were dedicated to replacing the airport with a new facility. The renovations were completed in 2022 and the airport is fully operational.

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OSF Healthcare

Based out of Peoria, the Illinois-based integrated health system is owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis employing 21,000 Mission Partners (employees) in 158 locations, including 16 hospitals throughout Illinois and Michigan.

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Named One of Best Employers in IL >

Plastic Pallet Pros

A stockholding distributor for many of the largest and most trusted plastic pallet manufacturers in North America providing high-grade products for all supply chain industry systems.

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Robbins Resource Management

Providing Premier Lumber and Pallet Products

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Save-A-Lot Food Store

A locally owned grocery store, one of the strengths of Save A Lot is its network of independent retail partners who are dedicated to bringing high-quality products at fair prices to the communities they serve.

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Smithfield Foods

Global supplier of wholesome, safe, and affordable pork products and innovators of sustainability throughout operations management.

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