Fayette County, Iowa is a great location for businesses, employees, and families. The Northeast Iowa region houses a population of nearly 400,000 people and has a potential labor force of over 300,000 workers in the region.

Fayette County and Northeast Iowa Regional Data:

Northeast Iowa Regional Laborshed Area Analysis

Oelwein Area Laborshed Area Analysis

Data USA Fayette County Analysis

Fayette County Census Data

Fayette County Snapshot
Employees (Full and Part-Time Employment)9,476
Employers with Over 100 Employees10
Per Capita Income$28,795
Median Household Income$50,973
Median Age43.8
High school Graduation Rate91.6%
Bachelor’s Degree Rate17.2%
Unemployment Rate3.4%

More information about Laborshed Studies in Iowa can be found on Iowa Workforce Development’s website at