Workforce

Botetourt sustains a large educated workforce and steady residential demand  providing a valuable talent pipeline for growing local enterprise. With more than twenty nearby colleges, universities, and continuing education institutions, the local community benefits from continuous workforce training and in-demand skill enhancements from thought leaders across industries and academia.

  • – 3% of County workers are specialized in education, health and social services
  • – 13% work in manufacturing (>3% union presence)
  • – Over 89% of County residents have high school education or higher
  • – 23% have Bachelors degree or higher

The current labor market is made up of 350,000 trained workers who enjoy the quality of life available in Botetourt County.

  • – Low divorce rate of 7.9%
  • – High home ownership rate of 87%
  • – 5% of county residents are U.S. veterans
  • – Cost of living averages 5-6% lower than the national average

Contact us to learn more or schedule a site visit.

Ken McFadyen
Director
5 West Back Street
Fincastle, VA 24090

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Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Office: (540) 928-2140
Fax: (540) 473-8225
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