Workforce Availability

Mericle understands that a critical factor in your site selection decision is whether there is adequate available labor to staff your new operation at 350-390 North Pennsylvania Avenue.  As such, Mericle asks you to consider several factors during your deliberations.

First, the building is located in a densely populated area. More than 438,000 live within 20 miles and close to 700,000 people live within 30 miles of 350-390 North Pennsylvania Avenue.

Second, because the building is just 2.9 miles from I-81 via S.R. 309, your employees will find it easy getting to work every day. Daily bus service from the Luzerne County Transportation Authority is available.

Also, as indicated below, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s  unemployment rate almost always runs higher than state and national averages.  Approximately 19,000 people who live within 30 miles of 350-390 North Pennsylvania Avenue are unemployed.

2017 Unemployment Data

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2016 Unemployment Data

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2015 Unemployment Data

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2014 Unemployment Data

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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.