Workforce

Workforce


Advantages to locating in Howard County, Iowa:

  • Superior economic growth during the past ten years
  • Low unemployment
  • Low cost of business development
  • Diverse economic base
o    Manufacturing
o    Agriculture
o    Energy production
      • Ethanol, Biomass, Wind Turbine
o    Tourism
o    Retail
o    Health Services
o    Educational institutions
o    Service industry

Howard County offer the five ingredients when evaluating site selection:
  • Access to well-educated, skilled workforce
  • Robust business climate with fair, balanced tax and regulatory environment
  • Access to financial resources and venture capital
  • Technical resources
  • Quality of Living