ERIC Number: ED444610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Service Area Market Analysis: Focus on Industry and Occupation.
Front Range Community Coll., Westminster, CO.
This report presents occupation and industry data (statewide and service area specific) for the purpose of assessing external forces in order to provide information to help guide policymaking at Front Range Community College. The report contains tables that display statewide occupational trends as published by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. Statewide annual growth and openings are expected to be the greatest in service occupations, especially those requiring short-term on-the-job training. A large number of vacancies is also expected for occupations relating to general office support positions. Computer related occupations are also predicted to have large vacancies. Childcare workers and elementary school teacher vacancies are also expected to be high. The majority of the top 25 industries in Adams County are trade or service related. Many of the top 25 industries in Boulder County are also related to trade and service. The Denver workforce is employed in a very diverse service industry. In addition to transportation, retail and lodging/food services, Denver's economy is also supported by biotechnology and other high technology industries. The service and mining industries are well-represented in Jefferson County's economy. Larimer County has a economy that emphasizes service and manufacturing. The top industry in Weld County is manufacturing. (VWC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Front Range Community Coll., Westminster, CO.