Scott County, Iowa

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Economy & Market

of the Metropolitan Statistical Area

SELECTED MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Deere & Company 8,215
Rock Island Arsenal 6,000
Genesis Medical Center 3,000
ALCOA 2,513
Trinity Medical Center 2,500
IBP 2,300
Kraft 1,635
MidAmerican Energy Company 1,200
Illini Hospital 950
CNH Global 816
APAC Teleservices 800
Montgomery Kone 600
Von Maur 550
UPS Distribution 500
Norcross Safety Products, Inc. 471
Von Hoffman Graphics 445
Modern Woodmen of America Insurance 430
3M 423
Eagle Foods Distributing Center 379
Thoms Proestler 350
Ralston Purina 342
Sivyer Steel Company 331

Source: Individual Employers.


EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY

  1998 2000
Civilian Labor Force 187,082 189,449
Employment 180,820 181,488
Unemployment 6,262 7,961
– % Unemployment 3.3% 4.0%
Non Agricultural Wage & Salary 183,800 185,900

Goods Producing

41,300 40,458

– Mining & Construction

9,500 9,500

– Manufacturing

31,800 30,958

Service Producing

142,500 144,683

– Transportation, Communication & Utilities

10,300 10,500

– Wholesale & Retail Trade

48,300 48,658

– Finance, Insurance, Real Estate

8,200 8,150

– Non-Professional/Professional Services

49,300 52,000

– Government

26,500 25,375

Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security

HOTELS AND MOTELS

County Facilities Rooms
Henry County 11 284
Rock Island County 32 2,108
Scott County 42 4,056
Total 85 6,448

Source: Illinois and Iowa Departments of Revenue, Quad Cities Convention and
Visitors Bureau, and Quad City Development Group.


RETAIL AREAS Established Shopping Centers

Types Number Sq. Ft. Total Stores
Super Regional 3 2,336,789 320
Regional 3 475,000 80
Community 18 1,984,401 353
Neighborhood 23 1,440,503 300

Source: Roy R. Fisher, Inc. 2001 and Bi-State Regional Commission.


COMMERCIAL SERVICES

Service Number Assets
Banks 113
$4,996,952,000
Savings and Loans 12
$310,620,000
Credit Unions 23
$801,369,000
Total Assets:
$6,108,941,000

Sources: Thomson/Polk Bank Directory, June-September, 2001; Financial
Institutions Directory, 2001 edition.