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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

Scott County Conservation Board & Iowa DNR are renovating the West Lake Complex to improve water quality and recreational opportunities Watershed protection from March to November 2019 involves 5 ponds and one bio-swale Liberalized Fishing Regulations 1 April – 15 July 2019 Water drawdown...
Posted: June 18, 2019
Quad Cities Museum Week June 8-16, 2019 Celebrate the 5 th year of this annual June event in the Quad Cities. Museum Week was created to celebrate our region’s museums, their amazing collections, stories, history, and their importance to communities. In fact, with 14 participating museums to visit...
Posted: June 5, 2019
The Scott County Park Pool, West Lake Beach and Boathouse are scheduled to be open daily for the season on Saturday, June 8th. The Pool will not be open June 3rd through the 7th. The Beach and Boathouse are open 4:00pm-8:00pm through Friday, June 7th. Season passes are available for purchase and...
Posted: June 3, 2019