Economic Development

Roscoe, Illinois is situated in Northern Winnebago County, just south of the Wisconsin border. One of the strongest pulls for residency is its excellent school system. As a result, Roscoe has the highest percentage of married couple households with children, 10% higher than the state average. With over 16,000 people within a 5-mile radius of Roscoe and a median household income of over $68,000, the potential for retail and services businesses is outstanding.

A steadily increasing number of businesses are being established in the Roscoe area to provide needed products and services for the growing population of Northeastern Winnebago County. Opportunity for employment and new business development exists in Roscoe due to it’s continuing growth and pro-business village leadership. Currently, Manufacturing accounts for 34% of the jobs in the area.

Key Advantages

The Village of Roscoe offers a comparatively low cost of doing business. The community has a hard-working local and regional labor force. The Village has land earmarked for both industrial and retail development with access to utilities. Village incentives include Tax Increment Financing and revolving loan funds. Roscoe can also help existing and new employers take advantage of regional and state incentives, including financing and job training assistance.



The Village of Roscoe will assist its businesses and prospects to take advantage of existing State of Illinois, Winnebago County, and local business assistance programs.