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Laborshed Studies

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.
 

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Laborshed Infographic
Laborshed Studies Guide

Laborshed Guide

Statewide Laborshed Report

2014 Statewide Report

Statewide Trends Analysis

Statewide Trends

 

Current Laborshed Study Executive Summaries:
 Iowa Statewide 2013 (PDF 1,973KB)


Regional Laborshed Executive Summaries:
   

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