The workforce in Williamson County is actually composed of workers from most of the counties of deep southern Illinois. This is made clear by the results of a recent survey showing that of the 600 plus employees in one of the industrial parks in the county, only 40% actually live in Williamson County. Another 40% live in the four adjacent counties in each direction and commute from a 30 mile radius to work in the county. The remaining 20% come from the other 12 counties of southern Illinois and commute up to one hour to work in Williamson County.
The links shown below connect to websites that allow for the creation of individualized charts detailing selected labor market and workforce information for Williamson County, regional Workforce Areas and counties in all of southern Illinois. Click on one of the links below to create a customized chart for individual needs.
Illinois Workforce Information