Madera County Profile


Madera County is located in the world’s most productive agriculture region. In 2017, the gross value of Madera County’s agriculture commodities was nearly $2 billion, making the County a natural choice for food processing and ag-related industries. Madera County is home to over 100 manufacturing companies with a high concentration of food manufacturing and packaging facilities. Major operations include: Gallo Winery, Ardagh Glass, Baltimore Aircoil, Certainteed Corp., JBT Food Tech, Evapco West, Warnock Foods, Azteca Milling, Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions and Georgia Pacific. Madera County is also a natural fit for distribution as the geographical center of California.

Madera County Economy Overview
Madera County




Total Regional Employment


Medial Household Income

Top Employers 2020

Company Name Number of Employees
Children's Hospital Central CA 2,500
State of California 2,400
Madera Unified School District 2,013
Chuckchansi Gold Resort & Casino 1,500
County of Madera 1,188
Madera Community Hospital 936
Constellation Wines 400
Ardagh Group 350
City of Madera 310
Sierra Tel Communication Groups 256
Baltimore Aircoil Company 242
Certainties Corporation 154
Span Construction & Engineering 150
JBT FoodTech 143

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Top Real Estate Deals 2022-23

  • Amond World –Broke ground Q3 2022 250,000 sq ft state of the art refrigerated cold storage facility in the Madera Airport Industrial Park expected to completed Q2 2023
  • WHSE Partners ( Q4 2021, Completed Q2 2023) Multi-tenant industrial warehouse development. 144,000 sq ft (74 units about 1,950 sq ft each)
  • AutoZone Distribution Center- Broke ground on 540, 000 sq ft facility in Q3 of 2022 is expected to be operation by end of 2023. Expected to created abut 290-300 jobs
  • Sealed Air – Expansion – 11 acre solar farm
  • Dutch Bros Coffee- 980 sq ft completed Q1 2023
  • Camarena Health Wellness Center Tesoro Viejo 13, 000 sq ft- Broke Ground Q 1 of 2021 completed and operational Q1 of 2023
  • The Margaux- 5,000 sq ft wedding venue  broke ground 2021 expected to be operational by Q3 of 2023
  • Big Lots- remodeled a  36, 0000 sq ft building in the Country Club Drive and is expected to be operation by Q3/4 2023

Highlights of Utility Infrastructure

  • Pacific Gas & Electric provides utilities throughout the County.

Incentives are considered for in-bound business or expansion on a case-by-case basis.

Unique Workforce Training Programs or Initiatives

  • Pending