Our public ports are thriving gateways to international trade and economic prosperity.
The impact ports have on job growth, generation of business revenues and overall quality of life is extraordinary.
In fact, America's seaports are responsible for $2 trillion in annual trade revenue, providing nearly 5 million people with family-wage jobs. That makes ports an invaluable force in spurring local, state and national economic growth.
Economic benefits of the Port of Everett in 2008:
Related Aerospace Jobs: Approximately 11,000
Income: $2.7 billion
Revenue: $3.6 billion
Local Purchases: $600 million
State & Local Taxes: $246.8 million
Click here for the Port's Economic Impacts Brochure.
Click here to review the economic benefits report conducted by Martin Associates.
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