Hiawatha’s active workforce holds true to the strong Iowa work ethic and a high degree of education and skill. More than half of the city’s population is employed, primarily in sales, management, and other roles. Our residents enjoy short commutes and positions in the top industries of wholesale distribution and retail, healthcare, manufacturing, education, construction and warehousing/transportation.
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
In Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, and the surrounding areas, Inclusive ICR acts as a resource to employers, professionals, and students in strengthening diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Build DEI programs to attract and retain talent so diverse populations can thrive in our welcoming community.