Labor Market

The availability of qualified labor is important for the successful operation of any facility. The Midwest Inland Port area provides access to a labor force of over 533,000 within a one hour drive of Decatur.

Specialized Labor

The Midwest Inland Port area has comparatively strong availability of employment specialization in manufacturing and other targeted industries than competitive markets. Please see charts below.

Location Quotient of Warehousing & Storage, Manufacturing, and Food Manufacturing Labor