Our Economy

Bartlett is the 11th largest city in the state of Tennessee with a median household income of $82,000. In the past four years, the Bartlett area has seen more than $396M in capital investment and created more than 2,500 new jobs.

Bartlett business climate

A diverse and thriving economy is the epitome of Bartlett industry. Recognized for its cluster of advanced manufacturing in medical devices, Bartlett is also home to numerous industry types, including the world's largest producer of 3-D glasses, an international leader in ear implants, and North America's largest manufacturer of vinyl records. Most of Bartlett's largest private industries are home grown and reflect a strong local entrepreneurial spirit. Companies do well in Bartlett because of its pro-business environment, dependable workforce and a network of highly dedicated individuals and institutions that believe a strong economy benefits the whole community.

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We are growing

Desiring to create a diversified and sustainable economy, Bartlett has succeeded in offering an ideal environment for every economic sector. Companies seeking a stable, secure and pleasing environment conducive for growth and employee satisfaction are attracted to the Bartlett area. With a population of 60,000 and $3 billion+ in annual consumer spending, Bartlett is a great place to open a business. The amenities found within the Bartlett Area make commercial and corporate locations extremely attractive. Employees experience an easy commute to their workplace and enjoy the numerous retail and restaurant establishments that cater to their needs. Wolfchase Galleria is the region's primary shopping district and is within 5 to 10 minutes of most office buildings along the I-40 Northeast Corridor.

Bartlett Economic Overview (PDF)

Bartlett News

May 7, 2024
How the Union Depot project in Bartlett will fill a void in the city's housing market

Work is underway on Bartlett's first mixed-use development. The Union Depot, The 74-acre project site is located off U.S. 70 at Stage Road on the former campus of the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes.