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Workforce

Statistics:

Belmont County, Ohio, has 68,673 residents (2010 Census) in its 537 square miles.  As of 2016, there are 1,050 businesses.  Below are links to statistics that break down Belmont County information further.

•  Workforce Supply by occupation and Ohio region.  Includes data on higher education and salary for the identified occupation in the region.

•  Current Labor Force Estimates – the most recent data for counties is towards the bottom of the page and the links are updated monthly.

•  Statistics about Belmont County, Ohio, including labor force (pg. 5), educational attainment (pg.2)

•  2016 Population Estimates For Cities, Villages, and Townships.  (Belmont County begins on page 10.)

•  Statistics of the Appalachian Ohio region

•  Map of Statistical Areas

Training and Education:

Belmont College and Ohio University’s Eastern Campus offer training and education for the workforce including certificates, associate’s and bachelor’s degrees.  With their technical background, Belmont College can offer specialized training to your workers, if needed.

Project BEST is  a joint effort by the Upper Ohio Valley Building & Construction Trades Council and the Ohio Valley Construction Employers Council. They also have apprenticeship and training programs.

Hiring:

Employers can post job openings at OhioMeansJobs.   For specific Belmont County assistance, including job fairs, contact the Belmont County OhioMeansJobs.

Are you a current Belmont County business with workforce needs?  Contact us!  After we learn your needs, we can direct you to possible resources.