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Facts about Orange County’s Workforce

Orange County is one of the fastest growing counties in NYS

People are working longer & retiring later

Continued population gain in the 20 to 24 year old group

One quarter of Orange County residents commute to work out of the county

Orange County workers are willing to commute 30 or more minutes on a daily basis

Our labor shed consists of Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties in NY and Pike and Wayne counties in Pennsylvania

Tremendous expansion in workers over the age of 45

Over 89% of the population in Orange County has a high- school diploma

The population is also experiencing a growth in diversity

Favorable comparative wage structure

22% of our workforce commutes into the County

More than 29% hold college degrees

Orange County NY Workforce Information Compiled by Orange County Partnership

Workforce Statistics PDF

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  • Workforce Highlights
  • Population Projections
  • Commutation Patterns
  • Workforce Assessment
  • Population By Ethnicity
  • Workforce Links

Workforce Development Initiatives

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