Mahaska County Labor Force Data
Laborshed studies provide community economic developers and existing or prospective employers a flexible tool to understand the local labor market and make informed expansion and site selection decisions.
A laborshed is defined as the area or region from which an employment center draws its commuting workers. Laborshed studies show the distribution of the workers irrespective of natural or political boundaries. Laborsheds also address underemployment, the availability and willingness of current and prospective employees to change employment within the workforce, current and desired occupations, wages, hours worked and distance willing to commute to work.
- Mahaska County Laborshed Executive Summary - February 2013 (PDF)
- Complete Mahaska County Laborshed Report - February 2013 (PDF)
- SE Iowa Regional Laborshed Study - Opportunity Squared - January 2013 (PDF)
ContactIf you have any questions please contact:
Director of Mahaska County Agriculture & Rural Development
Phone: (641) 672-2591