The number of businesses in the East Jefferson corridor increased 75 percent between 2000 and 2008, adding jobs and opportunities for residents new and old with it.

East Jefferson Avenue is home to major corporations such as the Chrysler Corporation’s Jefferson North Assembly Plant, the new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The Kirlin Company, International Headquarters for the United Auto Workers, Royal Transportation, Aevitas Inc., Specialty Services Corp., and many more.