Workers of all skill levels are available. There are 50,000 people in Grant County and 50,000+ people minutes away in Dubuque. Over 7,000 people commute out of Grant County for work and many of those would prefer to work closer to home.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville (6,800 students) and Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (1,450 full-time equivalent students) in Fennimore (25 miles north) are key sources of skilled labor. UW-Platteville has a renowned engineering program along with business, agriculture, industrial tech and other majors. The Platteville Public Schools supply graduates that consistently rank high in aptitude tests.