Economic Development

Workforce Development



Allegany County provides a wide array of workforce development activities designed to have its workers as highly trained as possible.

This effort includes training workers for new careers through the Workforce Investment Board (EIB), assistance to entrepreneurs through the ACCORD Small Business Center, and the improvement of skill sets through Literacy West.

Programs involving higher education can be found at these institutions located in Allegany County:


The following PDF is a representation of people employed in Allegany County by Industry based on a one-year estimate from data collected by the US Census Bureau. These industry trends have stayed consistent over several years.

Employment by Industry