Regional Data

Regional Data

WORKFORCE SNAPSHOT

105,219


HTL REGION POPULATION

38.5


MEDIAN AGE

517,227


LABORSHED RESIDENTS IN THE WORKFORCE

59%


LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE

32


AVERAGE COMMUTE (in minutes)

INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT

DESCRIPTION % OF JOBS AVG. WAGE
MANUFACTURING 38% $56,574
CONSTRUCTION 14% $42,505
TRANSPORTATION & WAREHOUSING 6% $58,505
WHOLESALE TRADE 6% $62,982
PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL SERVICES 3% $45,677
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT 9% $29,680
FINANCE & INSURANCE 5% $56,346
HEALTH CARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE 18% $42,126

2017 Location Quotient

MANUFACTURING
2.29

CONSTRUCTION
1.23

EDUCATION & TRAINING FACILITIES in West Tennessee

12


FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITIES

15


COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUSES

10


STATE & LOCAL WORKFORCE DEV. PROGRAMS

9


TENNESSEE COLLEGES OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (TCAT) LOCATIONS

EDUCATION & TRAINING PROGRAMS

Robotics/Automation 
Cert. Production Technician
Mechatronics
CNC Machining
Machine Tool Technician
Packaging Science

HVAC-Refrigeration
Welding
Industrial Maintenance
Automotive Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Management

Degree Completions

for In-Demand Jobs
Program #of Completions
Maintenance Technology 100
Industrial Maintenance 151
Welding 197
Truck Driving 100
LPN/LVN 342

K-12 EDUCATION

15:1

Student-Teacher Ratio

18,693

Students in Public School System

95.7%


Graduation Rate

60%


College Going Rate

88.1%


FAFSA Filing Rate

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