In Cedar County, you can find a number of dedicated and reliable potential employees. The county has a decreasing unemployment rate. Not only does our economic development team work at bringing new businesses into the County but sustaining and retaining those that are already here.
The following is a breakdown of the educational status of residents in Cedar County:
- 1,429 people have an Associate’s Degree
- 1,783 people have a Bachelor’s Degree
- 666 people have a Graduate or Professional Degree
Job training and a helping hand can be found at community colleges in neighboring communities, including; Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids that serves most of Cedar County and Eastern Iowa Community College in the Quad City area, serves Bennett and Durant.
For more information about our labor force, please review the 2012 Labor Shed Study Executive Summary for Cedar County.