Workforce/Education Data

Labor force statistics, projections, wages, and labor availability in Monroe County, Mississippi

Wages

The Workforce Investment Network (WIN) in Mississippi, operates over 60 WIN centers across the state. The Itawamba Community College WIN Job Center in Monroe County is located at the Monroe County Government Complex building, 2nd floor, at 1619 Hwy. 25 North, Amory, MS. The center offers employment and training services for job seekers.

Labor Availability

With a population of 35,741, Monroe County has a total available labor force of 15,310.  View the Demographic profile for Monroe County.

Workforce Training

Workforce training is available at the Itawamba WIN Job Center at the Monroe County Government Complex, 1619 Hwy 25 North, Amory, MS. Career resources, job search assistance, information, and other services are provided to individuals as well as job training and retraining.

Major Employers

View a listing of the existing major businesses and industry in Monroe County.

Education

76.03% of the population in Monroe County has attained a high school diploma or higher and 11.69% has a bachelor’s degree or higher (2015). View more detailed education attainment levels.

Workforce Pipeline

Monroe County, MS, is full of great schools with students bursting with potential in the Workforce Pipeline. Please take a moment and read about a few of the accomplishments from some of our local school districts.