Workforce

Richland County promotes a highly skilled and motivated workforce. Businesses in Richland County have the opportunity to take advantage of many workforce training and apprentice programs in the region in order to retain and development talent.

Number of New Jobs Available

The number of new jobs available within Mansfield and within a 5-mile, 10-mile, 15-mile, and 25-mile radius from the center of Mansfield.

Data reported on a rolling basis.

Target

N/A

Actual

N/A

Living Wage

The living wage defines the wages required for a family to cover basic expenses in addition to taxes, such as food, child care, healthcare and insurance, transportation, basic goods, and housing.

Data reported annually.

Target

$10.25

Per Hour

Actual

$8.30

Per Hour

Adult Average Earnings

Wages help give businesses data on labor costs, which can influence business decisions regarding firm location and workforce composition.  The number of establishments compared to average wages provide a picture of the overall skill of the workforce.

Data reported quarterly.

Target

.53%

YOY Increase

Actual

-2.12%

YOY Increase

Median Household Income

Median household income is an important measure of the economic health of the region. The measure provides information on the financial well-being and resources available to households.

Data reported annually.

Target

1

YOY Ranking Increase

Actual

-12

YOY Ranking Increase

Employment Rate in Select Industries

The growth of total employment in Richland County’s strongest industries is an important indicator of the overall health of the economy. The measure also reflects the growth and decline of certain industries, as well as which industries dominate the employment mix and which industries are becoming increasingly dominate influencers on the economic landscape.

Data reported quarterly.

Target

N/A

Actual

N/A

Change in Manufacturing Employment

The manufacturing industry has historically been the leading employer in Richland County. This chart compares two factors, the number of manufacturing establishments and the number of manufacturing employees, to determine the growth of manufacturing establishments in comparison to the number of employees the industry is adding.

Data reported quarterly.

Target

1%

YOY Increase

Actual

-0.24%

YOY Increase

Number of BR&E Visits to Unique Companies

The number of outreach visits to companies that have not been visited in the previous 12 months

Follow-up Activities

The number of follow-up interventions generated as a result of a previous company visit within the previous 12 months

Closed Projects Involving JobsOhio

An intervention by the economic development system involving JobsOhio that has been completed

New Payroll Committed

New annual payroll committed by a company to be created within 36 months of program start date

Capital Expenditures

Money spent by a business or organization on acquiring or maintaining fixed assets with the assistance of the economic development system

Active Projects in the Pipeline (At the End of the Quarter)

An intervention by the economic development system involving JobsOhio that is ongoing, or has been scheduled but has yet to begin

Number of Referrals Made

The number of connections between the economic development system and service providers

 

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