Home to Mexico’s fastest growing car industry, Aguascalientes serves as an excellent business environment and a dynamic manufacturing industry. Aguascalientes hosts major multi-national companies such as Nissan, Mazda, GM, and Honda. With state investment in training programs and universities, the populace is well educated and skilled. It’s young labor market and safe environment has caused manufacturing to expand in recent years.

Aguascalientes Manufacturing Facts

State Population:


Main Industrial Cities:


Aguascalientes City Population:


Distance to US Border:

489 MI or 782 KM

Nearest Major US Cities:

San Antonio, TX
Houston TX

Commercial port of entry:

Nuevo Laredo Commercial Port of Entry

Closest major airport (s):

Aguascalientes International Airport

Closest commercial major seaports:

Veracruz Port 536 MI or 857 KM (Gulf of Mexico)
Altamira Port: 396 MI or 634 KM (Gulf of Mexico)
Lazaro Cardenas Port 395 MI or 633 KM (Pacific Ocean)

Number of maquiladoras:


Sector with the highest distribution to the State GDP:

Manufacturing 35.3%

Total Industrial Parks:


Lease rate per sq. ft.:

Base Rent of $0.52 to $0.58 USD (Class A building)

Average production line worker fully burdened salary:

$4.60 – $4.90 USD per hour

Population from 18 – 54 years:




Industry concentrations:

Metal Mechanic

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