The latest Economic and Demographic Trends report for Colfax County and the surrounding areas has been published. You can access the report online here.
This study provides data on the labor force, employment, commuting patterns, population, migration, retail sales, and income for Colfax County. Other counties included in the study area are Butler, Cumming, Dodge, Platte, Saunders and Stanton. The retail sales section also compares retail growth between Schuyler and eight other similarly sized communities.
Some highlights from the report:
- The Natural Resources and Mining sector showed the largest percentage increase in employment between 2010 and 2020 (182.0 percent or 273 jobs).
- Manufacturing continues to be the largest sector for employment; 42.6% of the county workforce (2,132 employees).
- The number of those unemployed in Colfax County decreased by 28.2% (64 people) between 2010 and 2020.