Ingenuity Works Here
Crawford County and the county seat Prairie du Chien serve as the working powerhouse of the region employing an estimated 8,433 jobs and with 3,281 workers commuting in each day from all around the region. The workforce offers a diverse range of skills with an ingenuity and creative spirit grounded in our agricultural roots. According to the most recent Department of Workforce Development Crawford County Economic & Workforce Profile the labor force in the region is projected to grow 5% between 2014 and 2024.
Map of the Prairie du Chien Labor Shed
This map depicts the zip code locations for the employee’s place of residence from the area’s top 8 employers representing over 2300 jobs. Our labor shed stretches to 3 states and some 23 counties where commuting to work is an easy daily way of work life.
(Source, US Census Bureau On-The-Map. Referenced from the Market Analysis for Prairie du Chien and nearby communities in Allamakee, Clayton and Crawford Counties, 2018. Contact Driftless Development, Inc. for more information)
More Workforce Data
- Department of Workforce Development 2017 Crawford County Economic and Workforce Profile
- Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission Data EMSI Crawford County Summary Report of Population and Workforce Characteristics- 2018