MOKAN Region Featured in International Magazine
The MOKAN Region featured in an international site selector magazine for Spring 2022 IssueRead more...
Our Metropolitan Statistical Area is comprised of a seven-county, tri-state megaregion inclusive of Joplin, MO, Miami, OK, and Pittsburg, KS MSAs.
The total regional population is 251,078. The average wage is $51,700. As of 2021, the population increased by 1.1% since 2016, growing by 2,854. Population is expected to increase by 2.2% between 2021 and 2026, adding 5,570.
15.9% of the MOKAN MSA Regions' residents possess a Bachelor's Degree and 8.2% hold an Associate's Degree, while 23.1% have earned some college credit.
Our workforce is strong and well trained in a variety of skilled occupations spanning several industries.
Schreiber Foods is moving ahead with its $52 million expansion that will double the size of its Carthage location and create 16 new jobs.Read more...