Siouxland Laborshed Study Completed

The Siouxland (the Sioux City metropolitan area) has had a Laborshed study completed. The results can be found on the LMI Laborshed page (

Iowa Workforce Development (IWD), in partnership with the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), announced in May 2018 that a Laborshed Study would be conducted for one community in every county in Iowa at no cost to local development organizations and their partners. 

This is the 32nd study completed under this new program. The results for all of these studies are available on our website.

The study results are available in highly visual and interactive formats using data visualization software from Tableau and ArcGIS. Additionally, executive summaries are available in PDF format.