Peoria, Arizona has access to a large and growing labor force with strong educational backgrounds and a good base of high-knowledge occupations.
Peoria Community Profile Snapshot (PDF) - Provides an overview of Peoria's commute sheds, workforce demographics, and other regional information.
Commute Shed Analysis
In a regional initiative, WESTMARC (Western Maricopa) has identified an effective way to demonstrate the strength of the West Valley workforce to increase opportunities for business recruitment. This initiative has resulted in two outcomes:
- Residential and occupational demographic information
- Regional Workforce Development Implementation Strategy (Feb, 2018)
The Commute Shed Analysis (PDF) contains travel times from five key Peoria intersections:
- Olive & Grand Avenues
- Northern Avenue & Loop 101
- Peoria Avenue & Loop 101
- Thunderbird Road & Loop 101
- Vistancia Blvd & Loop 303
West Valley packs pipeline of ready-made finance and insurance talent
In this article, AZ Big Media explores the untapped labor market for finance and insurance professionals in Phoenix's West Valley, which includes Peoria.
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