The purpose of this Laborshed analysis is to measure the availability and characteristics of workers within the area based on commuting patterns into the node community (Orange City/Alton). The Laborshed data generated will aid local development officials in their facilitation of industry expansion and recruitment and their service to existing industry in the area. All such entities require detailed data describing the characteristics of the available labor force including current/desired wage rates and benefits; job qualifications and skills; age cohorts; residence/work location; employment requirements/obstacles; and the distances individuals are willing to travel for employment.
Orange City laborshed information
Northwest Iowa Laborshed Information
Regional analysis based upon data aggregated from the following separate studies: Cherokee, IA; Le Mars, IA; Rock Rapids, IA; Sheldon, IA; Sibley, IA; & Sioux Center, IA.
State of Iowa Laborshed information
The purpose of this analysis is to measure the availability and characteristics of workers within the State of Iowa using Iowa Workforce Development’s Laborshed Survey.