Educated and Diverse Workforce
Dakota County has the educated and diverse workforce you need. Forty-one percent of adults age 25 years and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher and 93.8 percent have at least a high school diploma.
More than 41 percent of the population is between the ages of 30-59, and 22 percent of residents are people of color. See Dakota County Community Indicators for more details about our population’s demographics.
Residents advance their skills at two accredited two-year schools — Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College.
Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College have teamed up to provide Minnesota Training Connection to deliver high-quality, responsive technical and professional education in career-oriented programs customized for your specific needs. Whether your organization is for-profit or non-profit, private, public or government, they have experience in a wide variety of industry settings. Get customized, hands-on training delivered on site, online or on campus.