Peoria's Workforce

Workforce Demographic & Commute Shed Analysis

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Peoria, Arizona has access to a large and growing labor force with strong educational backgrounds and a good base of high-knowledge occupations.

Demographic Profile

Peoria Community Profile Snapshot (PDF) - Provides an overview of Peoria's commute sheds, workforce demographics, and other regional information.

Commute Shed Analysis

Peoria Commute Shed AnalysisIn 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:

  1. Residential and occupational demographic information
  2. Regional Workforce Development Implementation Strategy (Feb, 2018)

    The Commute Shed Analysis (PDF) contains travel times from five key Peoria intersections:

    1. Olive & Grand Avenues
    2. Northern Avenue & Loop 101
    3. Peoria Avenue & Loop 101
    4. Thunderbird Road & Loop 101
    5. Vistancia Blvd & Loop 303

    Workforce News

    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.

    For questions, please contact Kirsten Hall 623.773.5210, or email,