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Workforce & Demographics
The Greater Council Bluffs area enjoys being a part of the 828,000 person Omaha/Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area and draws from a labor pool of over 568,000. The vibrant and economically diverse region provides businesses with the ingredients necessary for success in today’s highly competitive world economy.
The Greater Council Bluffs Region produces a demographics brochure that lists population, workforce, retail sales, income, and other community information.
2008 Community and Economic Data brochure
A Laborshed analysis of the available Greater Council Bluffs Region workforce was recently completed based on existing worker commuting patterns.
2010 Laborshed Report - Council Bluffs
2010 Laborshed Executive Summary - Council Bluffs
Regional Executive Summary - Greater Council Bluffs
2010 Laborshed Report - Harrison County
2010 Laborshed Executive Summary - Harrison County
2010 Laborshed Report - Mills County
2010 Laborshed Executive Summary - Mills County
2010 Laborshed Report - Rural Pottawattamie County
2010 Laborshed Executive Summary - Rural Pottawattamie County
The Greater Council Bluffs Region is also a member of Iowa's Human Resource Recruitment Consortium, which allows the Region's businesses to post job openings on the nationally marketed Smart Career Move website. The site is targeted toward technical and professional positions with annualized salaries of $30,000 and greater.