Why choose Marysville?

With over 69,000 residents, Marysville is the second largest city in Snohomish County and was the fastest growing city in the state of Washington in 2015. All of those people are on to something: Marysville is an amazing place to live, work and play.

So why should you choose to locate your business in Marysville? Our business-friendly culture combined with several attractive assets provide some compelling reasons:

Healthy economy

  • Marysville's median household income rose more than $14K in 2015 (the 11th-largest increase among 589 U.S. cities and towns in Census data)

Quality of life

  • Affordable housing (median home value considerably lower than county average and Seattle area)
  • Moderate climate, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities
  • Excellent city parks, public safety and family-friendly community spirit

Key business advantages

  • No city B&O tax
  • Helpful city staff and resources including Business Watch program
  • Regional business development resources
  • Excellent transportation and freight delivery access via adjacent freeway and railway, nearby airports and sea port
  • Educated employment base and nearby Everett University Center

Manufacturing Industrial Center

  • 4,000-acre center shared with Arlington is second largest in Snohomish County with nearly 1,800 acres available for development
  • Available land + developing infrastructure = business-ready environment
  • Industrial & Manufacturing Property Tax Exemption for qualifying businesses