Grenada County, Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Economic Development conducted an economic impact study to compare industries by location quotient of one-hour and two-hour drive times from Grenada County, Mississippi. In a one-hour drive time, Lafayette County attracts nearly 1,291 individuals to the workforce industries of Small Arms Ammunition Manufacturing, Burial Casket Manufacturing, and Power-Driven Hand tool Manufacturing. In a two-hour drive time, individuals find work in the industries of Upholstered Household Furniture Manufacturing, Rice Milling, and Small Arms Manufacturing. With the advantage of sawmill and wood industry, Grenada County has the potential to be suppliers for both the industries of Burial Casket Manufacturing and Upholstered Household Furniture.