Workforce Availability

Valley View Business Park overlooks the Mid Valley area of Lackawanna County including communities such as Jessup, Archbald, Throop, Olyphant, Dickson City, and Blakely. Close to 600,000 people live within 30 miles.  Downtown Scranton is 15 minutes away. As indicated below, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s  unemployment rate almost always runs higher than state and national averages.  Typically, 15,000 to 18,000 people in the civilian labor force who live within 30 miles of Valley View Business Park are unemployed.

You can learn more about the programs and organizations in Northeastern PA that will help you find and train your employees in Mericle’s Northeastern Pennsylvania Workforce Resources Guide.