Economic Development

The City of Warner Robins is an energetic community attracting leading global companies, investments, and talent. The city offers job opportunities, education, culture, good food, shopping, and fun for the entire family.  Located midway between Atlanta and Savannah, Warner Robins is currently the 10th largest city in Georgia, with a population of 78,000 people.  Warner Robins is part of the Warner Robins, GA MSA with 185,409 people and sits adjacent to the Macon, GA MSA, which has a population of 231,130 residents. The Macon–Warner Robins–Fort Valley Combined Statistical Area (CSA) includes eight counties in Georgia within the Macon and Warner Robins metropolitan statistical areas. As of 2020, the population is estimated to be (416,539).

 

Robins Air Force Base is the economic heart of the city. There are over 23,000 total personnel at Robins Air Force Base, including over 6,100 military members, more than 14,200 civilian employees, and over 2,700 contract employees. Robins AFB has an annual federal payroll of $1.43 billion and annual expenditures of $492.7 million. It also creates more than $1.2 billion in additional local jobs. In 2020, (Robins AFB) had a $3.15 billion total annual economic impact on Georgia. 

 

Our Engage Warner Robins Team manages programs and initiatives to support public and private partnerships for job creation/economic growth, neighborhood revitalization/investment, and innovation/entrepreneurship. The economic tools available include bond financing, infrastructure assistance, and tax credits. Our goal is to work hand-in-hand with local leaders to help our community reach their greatest potential, improve quality of life, and create a sustainable, livable, thriving community.

 

We encourage current and prospective business owners to contact our office so we can demonstrate first-hand the great opportunity that exists in Warner Robins!