Workforce & Talent


Demographics

Employers will find a diverse, educated, and enthusiastic workforce in Laurens County. More than 60% of County's population is in the principal working age range of 18 to 54 and over half (approximately 55%) are between 18 and 45 years of age.

Population

  2010 2015
Dublin 15,560 15,611
Laurens County 48,441 50,434
Georgia 9,992,865 11,454,676
Gender: Male 46.20% 48.36%
Gender: Female 53.80% 51.10%
Households 18,316 19,114
Average Income $51,088 $59,591
Median Income $38,050 $42,924










Map of 60 mi. Labor Draw



Workforce

  Laurens County 60-Mile Draw Area*
Labor Force 21,591 301,204
Employed 18,926 56,122
Unemployed 2,665 7,667
Unemployment Rate 6.9% 7.00%








Total workforce: 301,204

  • Production workers: 21,130

Sampling of occupations:

  • Assemblers & fabricators: 4,200
  • Welding, soldering, and brazing workers: 849
  • Industrial machinery installation, repair & maintenance workers; 1,157
  • Industrial truck & tractor operators: 1,354
  • Laborers and material movers, hand: 6,308
  • Industrial engineers: 423
  • Mechanical engineers: 547
  • Industrial production managers: 249
  • First-line supervisors of production workers: 1,384


Experienced Workforce

  • Over 1,000 manufacturers
  • Discharged military from Warner Robbins AFB, Fort Gordon
  • Georgia Southern Manufacturing Engineering Program
  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Total enrolled in higher education: 54,015

  • Annual graduates: 13,673

Sampling of graduates by program:

  • Welding tech: 200
  • Automotive mechanics tech: 115
  • Industrial mechanics & maintenance: 64
  • Electrical equipment installation: 109
  • Truck/commercial vehicle operator: 205
  • Engineering (all disciplines): 172
  • Business admin/management: 1,077





Connect With Us

Brad
Lofton
President
478-272-3118
Beatriz
Lleras
Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator
478-272-3118
Beth
Crumpton
Operations Manager
478-272-3118