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Elkhart 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
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment120,145123,943127,552133,694137,57117,42614.50%
Total Private Employment111,516115,269118,884125,218128,95017,43415.63%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt1792192292462476837.99%
  Mining48DD5253510.42%
  Construction2,8013,0102,9853,4373,75295133.95%
  Manufacturing57,90960,47862,74367,80370,47312,56421.70%
  Wholesale Trade5,7765,9526,0236,2506,51073412.71%
  Retail Trade9,1799,2879,5089,7489,9027237.88%
  Transport. and Warehousing2,8502,7552,7842,9383,0942448.56%
  Utilities158136142130129-29-18.35%
  Information535488432398374-161-30.09%
  Finance and Insurance1,8031,7731,7801,7711,801-2-0.11%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing81386189290897416119.80%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,9421,9881,9872,0002,0881467.52%
  Mgmt. of Companies1,9411,9822,1502,2372,25831716.33%
  Admin. and Waste Services5,4695,5125,5115,5945,534651.19%
  Educational Services659716883727707487.28%
  Health Care and Social Assistance9,99210,24910,60010,69310,7677757.76%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation513547557566537244.68%
  Accommodation and Food Service6,6156,8817,0927,1407,1845698.60%
  Other Services2,3342,3892,5392,5802,5632299.81%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.8,6298,6748,6688,4768,621-8-0.09%
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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 5/22/19.
Establishments by Sector
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments4,6474,6324,6564,6784,744972.09%
Total Private Establishments4,5614,5464,5704,5944,6621012.21%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt23232732381565.22%
  Mining4DD4400.00%
  Construction442437441450462204.52%
  Manufacturing752745752763773212.79%
  Wholesale Trade422421419404399-23-5.45%
  Retail Trade644652663668676324.97%
  Transport. and Warehousing179178179186192137.26%
  Utilities67755-1-16.67%
  Information4035344138-2-5.00%
  Finance and Insurance234225214209212-22-9.40%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing150154154160164149.33%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.318312309310310-8-2.52%
  Mgmt. of Companies2828303335725.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services211207201201199-12-5.69%
  Educational Services2019211818-2-10.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance31130830931031872.25%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation464948444824.35%
  Accommodation and Food Service3343413533593754112.28%
  Other Services401403408397398-3-0.75%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.8686868482-4-4.65%
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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 May 2019.

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