Arthur’s Workforce


People’s cultural backgrounds say a lot about the kind of workers they are. The population of Arthur hails from may different heritages Amish, English, German, and Scandinavian, to name a few. But virtually everyone here was raised believing in the American work ethic. Many are accomplished craftsmen, practicing skills that have been handed down through the generations. As a group, we have a high regard for education and a high literacy rate to show for it. Businesses that require quality workers find exactly who they’re looking for in Arthur.

Arthur is definitely not someone else’s bedroom community. In fact, Arthur draws workers from upwards of 50 miles for the great jobs, and employment atmosphere in Arthur. And we’ve got room to grow. Room to grow and available skilled labor make Arthur a place you should consider in your relocation plans.

For population 25 years and over in Arthur

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.2 minutes

Much of Arthur’s worker demographics need to be expanded to include all of the surrounding communities, as we have such a high number of people that find it wise to commute to Arthur each day. For more information on Arthur Demographics see our Arthur Data Page