City Growth and Development

City Growth & Development


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The City of Sumter's Growth & Development Department is dedicated to growing Sumter's economic and business climate. Our goal is to be of service to both national retailers and developers that are considering expansion projects in the Sumter market. We are available to assist with demographic and psychographic research, site selection, zoning assistance and anything else that will make doing a project in our community a pleasant and rewarding experience for your company.


Sumter is located in the geographic center of South Carolina and enjoys a moderate climate with mild winters. Sumter County's population exceeds 115,000 with the recent expansion of Shaw Air Force Base in 2010.

With more than 50 diversified industries including Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter's economy is growing and currently has over 43,000 persons in the local labor force. Retail sales for 2006 for Sumter County exceeded $1.8 billion dollars.

Contact us for all the facts on why Sumter, South Carolina should be in your expansion plans!