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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
 201220132014201520165 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment3,2173,3133,1983,1703,233160.50%
Total Private Employment2,6612,7672,6172,6102,684230.86%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD45474444N/A
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction36302337642877.78%
  Manufacturing8849379421,0041,02414015.84%
  Wholesale TradeDD134889393N/A
  Retail Trade462476345320323-139-30.09%
  Transport. and Warehousing1151171281271483328.70%
  UtilitiesDDDDD0N/A
  InformationDD9DD0N/A
  Finance and Insurance90921001061041415.56%
  Real Estate, Rental, LeasingD1212121515N/A
  Professional and Tech. Servs.5861657166813.79%
  Mgmt. of Companies17169137-10-58.82%
  Admin. and Waste Services3652372930-6-16.67%
  Educational Services0D000N/AN/A
  Health Care and Social Assistance395D352348358-37-9.37%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation102724232313130.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service262272279280283218.02%
  Other ServicesDD99878383N/A
Federal, State, & Local Govt.556546581560549-7-1.26%
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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 8/30/17.
Establishments by Sector
 201220132014201520165 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments253246238232235-18-7.11%
Total Private Establishments233226218213217-16-6.87%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD666-1-14.29%
  MiningDDDDD00.00%
  Construction131111121300.00%
  Manufacturing2321192122-1-4.35%
  Wholesale TradeDD111010111.11%
  Retail Trade4445403636-8-18.18%
  Transport. and Warehousing1213141315325.00%
  UtilitiesDDDDD-1-50.00%
  InformationDD3DD-2-66.67%
  Finance and Insurance1818202122422.22%
  Real Estate, Rental, LeasingD5557-1-12.50%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1212101111-1-8.33%
  Mgmt. of Companies34332-1-33.33%
  Admin. and Waste Services88999112.50%
  Educational Services0D000N/AN/A
  Health Care and Social Assistance17D18171700.00%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation55444-1-20.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service2422182019-5-20.83%
  Other ServicesDD252121-4-16.00%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.2020201918-2-10.00%
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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 January 2016.

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