Services by Alexandria area businesses have regional appeal
23 Oct 2020
Douglas County businesses support much more than the Douglas County population. They offer goods, services and employment to many people outside of the county as well.
In fact, Douglas County businesses draw nearly 19,000 people from throughout the region to work here. Many of those jobs are in the service industry.
Alomere Health, Alexandria Public Schools and Knute Nelson make up three of the top five employers in the county. Education and health services alone account for 27 percent of the local workforce, employing more than 4,800 people