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Survey shows 7,000+ potential employees in region

More than 2,000 people over age 18 are planning to enter or re-enter the workforce in Northeastern Colorado. In addition, 1,291 youth are looking for work, and 4,132 people want a different job, for a total of 7,489 potential employees in the six-county region.

See the Regional Profile section of this web site for more information about Northeastern Colorado's Skilled Labor Force.





Washington County, ColoradoWashington County, the road to many opportunities, is located in the center of Northeastern Colorado. The county is the hub for the Northeastern Colorado Regional Airport with a 7000-foot runway to accommodate aircraft such as a 727 and a 737. The county is ideally situated along Highways 34 and 63 with Interstate 76 and 70 easily and quickly accessible. Denver is a quick hour and a half away.
Come join our moderate summers, crisp falls, cool winters, and warm springs.

Washington County Facts
Washington County Population
Population-5,205 (2000) up 8.2% since 1990
Median Family Income
$24,509 (1997)
Construction and Real Estate
Average Home Price $80,000
Unemployment Rate
1.9% (Dec. 2000)
For more information about Washington County contact:

Washington County Economic Development Corporation
552 W 2nd
P.O. Box 566
Akron, CO 80720
970-345-2102 (fax)
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