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Blackford County, IN

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Industry employment is tabulated as jobs by place-of-work. Keep in mind that people may hold multiple jobs and that each job is counted by its industry.

Average Employment by Sector
 201320142015201620175 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment3,3133,1983,1703,2333,338250.75%
Total Private Employment2,7672,6172,6102,6842,785180.65%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD4547445959N/A
  MiningDDD000N/A
  Construction30233764175145483.33%
  Manufacturing9379421,0041,0241,04010310.99%
  Wholesale TradeD13488939999N/A
  Retail Trade476345320323300-176-36.97%
  Transport. and Warehousing1171281271481513429.06%
  UtilitiesDDD000N/A
  InformationD9D000N/A
  Finance and Insurance921001061049311.09%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1212121515325.00%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.616571666546.56%
  Mgmt. of Companies16913710-6-37.50%
  Admin. and Waste Services5237293031-21-40.38%
  Educational ServicesD00000N/A
  Health Care and Social AssistanceD352348358349349N/A
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation2724232320-7-25.93%
  Accommodation and Food Service27227928028327531.10%
  Other ServicesD9987838787N/A
Federal, State, & Local Govt.54658156054955371.28%
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Note: D = non-discloseable in compliance with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and/or State of Indiana confidentiality guidelines. Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of 6/29/18.
Establishments by Sector
 201320142015201620175 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments246238232235236-10-4.07%
Total Private Establishments226218213217218-8-3.54%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD666700.00%
  MiningDDD1100.00%
  Construction1111121315436.36%
  Manufacturing211921222100.00%
  Wholesale TradeD11101011222.22%
  Retail Trade4540363635-10-22.22%
  Transport. and Warehousing1314131515215.38%
  UtilitiesDDD11-1-50.00%
  InformationD3D11-1-50.00%
  Finance and Insurance1820212220211.11%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing55577240.00%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1210111110-2-16.67%
  Mgmt. of Companies43323-1-25.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services89999112.50%
  Educational ServicesD00000N/A
  Health Care and Social AssistanceD18171717-1-5.56%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation54444-1-20.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service2218201919-3-13.64%
  Other ServicesD25212122-4-15.38%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.2020191818-2-10.00%
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Note:  Total employment represents the sum of total private sector and total government sector employment.  State and local government schools and hospitals are included in the government total.  Sectors may not sum to the total (or agree with BLS published total employment) due to suppression issues.  D = non-discloseable in compliance with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and/or State of Indiana confidentiality guidelines.  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics & Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of July 2018.

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