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Preston County has a skilled workforce that values hard work, honesty, and loyalty. The area’s history of agriculture, wood products, and manufacturing has resulted in a broad range of experience in the local workforce.

Workforce

Total Businesses

757

Total Employed

6,415

Workers 16+

13,022

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

135

Employed

1,027

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

58

Employed

978

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

60

Employed

957

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

17

Employed

724

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

53

Employed

490

2021 Construction Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

51

Employed

394

Some
High School

2,095

Graduated
High School

9,980

Associates
Degree

1,540

Bachelor's
Degree

2,605

Graduate
Degree

1,964

Average Commute Time

31 min.



Resident Commuters

6,051

Non-Resident Commuters

5,221

Drive Alone

10,454

Carpooled

1,602

Public

61

Work At Home

626

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