Tipton is an industrial town with modern facilities. The Tipton Chamber of Commerce, the Tipton City Council, the Industrial Development Authority and the Moniteau Regional Economic Development Council are happy to assist new businesses and industries looking to locate in the area.

Tipton’s largest employers are Co-Mo Electric CooperativeTipton R-VI Schools, Kiowa Line Builders and the Tipton Correctional Center.

Moniteau County is a fine agricultural area with contrasting hills, bottoms and prairie lands. It is a heavy producer of wheat, corn, soybeans, oats and milo. Stock, dairy and poultry farming supply the area with a diversified income. Tipton is situated in the center of this great agriculture, dairying and livestock producing area.