Douglas County Labor Force Projections: 2005-2035
The Douglas County labor force is growing in all age groups unlike other areas of the state, especially those in greater Minnesota. While there is a significant projected increase in residents age 65 and older during the coming years, Douglas County is also seeing a general increase of individuals in their “prime working years,” from ages 25 to 54. The total Douglas County labor force is projected to increase by 22% to 23,850 workers from 2005 to 2035.
Douglas County, MN Employment and Average Weekly Wage by Category
The Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) regularly publishes employment information for Counties throughout Minnesota. The data is broken into industry segments and the average number of employees and weekly wages are calculated. To access a historical breakdown of employment and weekly wage information for Douglas County, please click on the link below.