Labor force within 45 minutes= 77,647
The work ethic of employees in the greater Poplar Bluff area is second to none. There is an ample supply of qualified labor. We don’t just say this, we mean it…………In January of 2014 Butler County was recognized by Governor Nixon as a CERTIFIED ACT WORK READY COMMUNITY. One of the first in the state of Missouri and only the third in the United States.
In July of 2015, Nortek Global HVAC sent out a press release that they would be bringing back their warehousing/distribution operation to Poplar Bluff due to the “quality of workforce”.
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Businesses boast productivity numbers that rank high in comparison, both regionally and nationally.
Click HERE for 2016 Labor Study
Click HERE for Labor Statistics for Butler County
Click HERE for workforce development info through Three Rivers College
Click HERE for resources on BUSINESS START UPS IN MISSOURI
Click HERE for resources for Entrepreneurs
Click HERE to learn more about Missouri’s Work Ready Program
|Fifth & Sixth Grade Center||Public||1||735|
|Poplar Bluff Junior High||Public||1||715|
|Poplar Bluff Senior High||Public||1||1,261|
|Technical Career Center||Public||1||299|
|Three Rivers College||Public||1||4,400|
|William Woods University||Public||1|
|Sacred Heart Catholic School||Private||1||180|
|Hannibal LaGrange College||Private||1|
|Westwood Baptist Academy||Private||1||165|
For more information contact:
Director of Economic Development