Economic health:

Worker profile

The composition of the labor market varies considerably between each of the segments of the riverfront. But in general, industrial-type jobs dominate in the Upper River, education and office jobs are most common in the Central Riverfront, and health care is the strongly dominant sector in the Lower Gorge (see below).

Top three job types in the Upper Riverfront


Top three job types in the Central Riverfront


Top three job types in the Lower Gorge


Data source: 2013 Longitudinal-Employer Household Dynamics data, from the U.S. Census Bureau, acquired through On The Map application Area Profile of workers at all types of jobs. (Due to reporting lags for state-level data, 2014 data not available from Census Bureau).
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The education sector represents


of overall riverfront jobs.