Allegany County, Maryland is part of the 'Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area', encompassing Allegany County and Mineral County, WV. In Allegany County you will find an available workforce with 1,744 diverse businesses that employ 29,231 workers and a labor force of 36,996 people (2011).
No doubt, one of the biggest assets to Allegany County is an exceptionally strong labor pool. We have a strong work force that exhibits a strong work ethic and that takes pride in a job well done. Available labor comes from a wide variety of skilled workers from the management and professional sector, service industries, manufacturing and production, and sales.
In addition, the six county region which includes Garrett County, Maryland, and Mineral and Hampshire Counties in West Virginia, and Bedford and Somerset Counties in Pennsylvania has a labor force of 142,252 people (2012).
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation