JOB STATUS NOT TOO BAD IN STRATHROY-CARADOC 5/14/2018 7:41:06 AM
As myFm informed you last week, our Strathroy-Caradoc Community Profile and Economic Development numbers are out and overall look really good in areas like population, jobs, and location. The Municipality's population as of 2017 was 21,679, there were 11,320 people over the age of 15 listed as eligible work force, 10,659 of them were actually employed and our unemployment rate was 4.8%. CAO Greg McClinchey says as far as jobs and opportunity, this Municipality is indeed open.
As of the 2016 census, the top three areas the labour force was centralized in was 15.5% in manufacturing, 14.7% in health care and social assistance and 11% in retail. Close to half a million people live within a 30-minute drive of Strathroy-Caradoc. Highway 402 gives companies located in Strathroy-Caradoc the ability to reach over 120 million consumers within one-day's shipping time.