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Scott County Iowa Economy & Market

Scott County Iowa Economy & Market

Quad Cities Region Largest Employers

Rank Business Employees Industry
1 Rock Island Arsenal 6,163 Defense Manufacturing
2 Deere & Company 6,000 Agricultural Innovation
3 Genesis Health System 5,173 Healthcare
4 Hy-Vee 4,568 Grocery
5 UnityPoint Health - Trinity 3,954 Healthcare
6 HNI Corporation / The Hon Company/Allsteel 3,200 Office Furniture Manufacturing
7 Walmart 2,821 Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters
8 Arconic 2,500 Aerospace and Defense Aluminum
9 Tyson Fresh Meats 2,400 Food Processing
10 Oscar Mayer/Kraft 1,600 Food Processing
11 Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf 1,250 Casino, Hotel, Entertainment
12 Tri-City Electric Co. 1,200 Electrical Contractor
13 West Liberty Foods, LLC 1,200 Food Processing
14 XPAC 1,000 Supply Chain Management and Logistics
15 City of Davenport 959 Public Administration
16 Grain Processing Corporation/Kent Corp 950 Food Processing
17 Mercy Medical Center 950 Healthcare
18 MidAmerican Energy Company 845 Utility/Energy Delivery
19 Exelon Nuclear - Quad Cities Generating Station 800 Utility/Energy Delivery
20 Cobham Mission Systems 750 Defense and Aerospace Manufacturing
21 Nestle Purina PetCare Company 685 Pet Food Maker
22 Custom-Pak Inc. 675 Durable Good Manufacturing
23 Alorica 650 Global Customer Service
24 Von Maur 640 Retail Headquarters & Distribution Center
25 United Parcel Service 640 International & Domestic Package Shipping
26 Great Dane Trailers 600 Truck Trailer Manufacturing
27 Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) 600 Food Processing
28 Augustana College 550 Education
29 Group O 526 Third Party Logistics
30 Sears Manufacturing 520 Durable Good Manufacturing
31 Black Hawk College 490 Education
32 St. Ambrose University 484 Education
33 Jumer's Casino and Hotel 482 Casino, Hotel, Entertainment
34 Rhythm City Casino 466 Casino, Hotel, Entertainment
35 Modern Woodmen of America 435 Insurance

Source: Bi-State Regional Commission, Infogroup, Reference USA Gov, and individual employers, Spring 2018
http://quadcitieschamber.com/locate-start-grow/locate/largest-employers

Labor Force Trends : Scott County, Iowa

  2010 2015
Agriculture,Forestry,Fishing,Hunting,Mining 825 828
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 7,421 7,511
Construction 4,582 5,158
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 16,840 18,963
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 5,402 4,734
Information 1,767 1,454
Manufacturing 13,191 14,385
Other services, except public administration 4,029 3,400
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 6,680 6,590
Public Administration 3,493 3,690
Retail trade 9,749 9,845
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4,306 4,205
Wholesale trade 2,948 2,377

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, ACS 5-Year Estimates 2010 - 2015.
http://www.greaterqcregiondata.org/app/main/report/25

EMPLOYMENT STATUS 2016 2010
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60% 68.20%
Employment/Population Ratio 62.20% 64.20%
Unemployment rate 4.90% 5.50%
Population 16 years and over 134,352 126,538

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, ACS 5-Year Estimates 2010 - 2016.

News & Notices

On Friday, October 12th, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office held a Promotional Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Eric Roloff was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Eric Roloff is originally from State Center, IA where he graduated from West Marshall High School. After High School he attended...
Posted: October 12, 2018
Sheriff Lane swore in Reserve Deputy’s Shaun Logan and Alex Gries today at a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome them to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Shaun Logan is the son of Vickie Logan and the late Mike Logan. After high school at North Scott High School, Shaun...
Posted: October 12, 2018
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD DEPARTMENT IMPASSABLE ROAD NOTICE DUE TO FLOODING Roads Involved: 288th Street: From 82nd Avenue to River Camp Road Buena Vista Road: From 70th Avenue to 82nd Avenue 90th Avenue: From 277th Street to 288th Street 82nd Avenue: From 288th Street north to Buena Vista Road...
Posted: October 10, 2018