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While Independence retains the feel and minimal bureaucracy of a rural community, we have an available workforce comparable to any urban area in the state outside of Portland.
Over 350,000 people live within a 30 minute drive of Independence filling over 214,000 jobs. This sizeable, skilled workforce coupled with our high-speed fiber telecommunications infrastructure and proximity to Interstate 5 make Independence an ideal location for a wide variety of employers.
All workforce information listed below was provided by WorkSource Oregon - the Oregon Employment Department.