2011 Blair CountyEconomic Outlook            Rose Baker        David Passmore
Rose Baker                     David PassmoreEconomic and workforce analysts…Columnists for Pennsylvania Business Central
 Pennsylvania & Blair County indicators         Journey to & from work in Blair          County, 2009         Jobs, Ear...
How does Blair County compare?
   Similarities                       Differences    ◦ Age distribution of working       ◦ >% ≥65 years old in Blair    ...
How do workers travel to and work in Blair County?
How important is spending by visitors to Blair County for creating jobs and earnings?
What Blair County supply chain and ancillary industries have opportunities?
   Some ancillary and supply chain industries have    declining employment in gas producing counties   Blair County is n...
2011 Blair CountyEconomic Outlook            Rose Baker        David Passmore
Information sheet:http://BakerPassmore-Blair2011.notlong.comSlides:http://BakerPassmore-Blair2011-slides.notlong.comInform...
2011 Blair County Economic Outlook
2011 Blair County Economic Outlook
2011 Blair County Economic Outlook
2011 Blair County Economic Outlook
2011 Blair County Economic Outlook
2011 Blair County Economic Outlook
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With R.M. Baker. 2011 Blair County economic outlook. Invited presentation to the Blair County Chamber Breakfast Club, a joint initiative of the Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation, the Allegheny Mountains Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Sparks Business Institute, Altoona, Pennsylvania, November 16, 2011.

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  1. 1. 2011 Blair CountyEconomic Outlook Rose Baker David Passmore
  2. 2. Rose Baker David PassmoreEconomic and workforce analysts…Columnists for Pennsylvania Business Central
  3. 3.  Pennsylvania & Blair County indicators  Journey to & from work in Blair County, 2009  Jobs, Earnings, & Visitor Spending in Blair County, 2011  Marcellus Supply Chain in Blair County, 2004–2011Four Topics Affecting the Blair County Economy
  4. 4. How does Blair County compare?
  5. 5.  Similarities  Differences ◦ Age distribution of working ◦ >% ≥65 years old in Blair population ◦ <% with college/post grad in Blair ◦ In– and out– migration ◦ < household/per capita rates income in Blair  (Most migration occurs to ◦ > in poverty in Blair and from surrounding ◦ < foreign born in Blair counties and Allegheny ◦ < unemployment rate in County) BlairPennsylvania v Blair County
  6. 6. How do workers travel to and work in Blair County?
  7. 7. How important is spending by visitors to Blair County for creating jobs and earnings?
  8. 8. What Blair County supply chain and ancillary industries have opportunities?
  9. 9.  Some ancillary and supply chain industries have declining employment in gas producing counties Blair County is not a “player” in some industries Blair County has enjoyed growth in some industries Blair County has declining employment in some industries that actually show growth in gas producing countiesBUT, watch the market!
  10. 10. 2011 Blair CountyEconomic Outlook Rose Baker David Passmore
  11. 11. Information sheet:http://BakerPassmore-Blair2011.notlong.comSlides:http://BakerPassmore-Blair2011-slides.notlong.comInformation sheet & slides on web

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