The Labor Commuting Report for the Moberly Area aims to assist in addressing the evolving development and workforce requirements of local employers, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders. The primary focus areas of this report include Howard and Randolph County, Missouri, shedding light on the origins, destinations, and characteristics of the workforce residing and employed in the region.
The data will aid in recognizing that the availability, skills, talents, and education of the workforce constitute a community's paramount economic asset. This study delves into measuring and quantifying workforce availability within the laborshed, which is defined as the area or region from which an employment center draws its commuting workers, showing the distribution of these workers regardless of political boundaries.
This report draws upon data sourced from major employers in the area and reputable outlets such as the U.S. Census Bureau, the Center for Economic Studies, and the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center. By synthesizing this information, the study aims to provide a better understanding of the local workforce's dynamics, fostering informed decision-making for stakeholders invested in the economic vitality of the Moberly Area. The overarching goal is to empower the community by leveraging its workforce potential for sustained economic growth and development.