The Communities

Food processing companies with 500 or more Employees and Latina/o Population Growth Change 1990 to 2000click to enlarge
  • Community 1:

    Large corporate agriculture and plant processing. Latino families settle because of employment opportunities.
  • Community 2:

    A diverse economy with manufacturing plants, services, and a retail sector that attracts labor from surrounding communities.
  • Community 3:

    Large regional entertainment and recreation industry that serves as an important source of jobs for people from surrounding small towns.
301 Gentry Hall, MU
Columbia, MO, 65211-7040
Last modified: June 23 2016.