San Luis Potosí

Historic San Luis Potosí is known for its colonial churches and museums, as well as it’s booming manufacturing industry. San Luis Potosí’s central location to major Mexican cities such as Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Monterey has led it to grow over the last 30 years. It’s regional universities and technical schools have produced a well-educated and skilled populace. It’s local international airport makes traveling simple and secure.

San Luis Potosí Manufacturing Facts

State Population:

2,717,820

Main Industrial Cities:

San Luis Potosí

San Luis Potosí City Population:

900,000

Distance to US Border:

456 MI or 729 KM

Nearest Major US Cities:

San Antonio, TX
Houston TX

Commercial port of entry:

Nuevo Laredo Commercial Port of Entry

Closest major airport (s):

San Luis Potosí International Airport

Closest commercial major seaports:

Veracruz Port 482 MI or 771 KM (Gulf of Mexico)
Altamira Port: 286 MI or 458 KM (Gulf of Mexico)
Lazaro Cardenas Port 409 MI or 654 KM (Pacific Ocean)

Number of maquiladoras:

147

Sector with the highest distribution to the State GDP:

Manufacturing 25.7%

Total Industrial Parks:

17

Lease rate per sq. ft.:

Base Rent of $0.37 to $0.45 USD (Class A building)

Average production line salary without benefits:

$1.90 – $2.50 USD per hour

Population from 18 – 54 years:

1,131,610

Universities:

30

Industry concentrations:

Automotive
Metal Mechanic
Textile

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