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Howard 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 Employment37,69138,48538,76439,83939,8232,1325.66%
Total Private Employment32,91033,69734,06835,18835,2402,3307.08%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD5571768484N/A
  MiningDDD000N/A
  Construction9241,0449701,0091,013899.63%
  Manufacturing10,67211,43911,84412,04712,1101,43813.47%
  Wholesale Trade811814824799807-4-0.49%
  Retail Trade4,9084,8964,9354,9734,91240.08%
  Transport. and Warehousing53854755265767413625.28%
  Utilities136129123125122-14-10.29%
  Information358356212227227-131-36.59%
  Finance and Insurance825781819831835101.21%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing284277303278271-13-4.58%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.63665769177678114522.80%
  Mgmt. of Companies3528252625-10-28.57%
  Admin. and Waste Services1,9131,9661,9052,0091,826-87-4.55%
  Educational Services1131511631891483530.97%
  Health Care and Social Assistance5,5005,4065,3575,6275,8543546.44%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation181161165155147-34-18.78%
  Accommodation and Food Service4,0173,9754,0574,2504,2622456.10%
  Other Services9921,0011,0341,1191,12513313.41%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.4,7814,7884,6964,6514,583-198-4.14%
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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 Establishments1,7131,6861,6671,6651,681-32-1.87%
Total Private Establishments1,6361,6091,5931,5901,606-30-1.83%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD11131212-1-7.69%
  MiningDDD22-1-33.33%
  Construction13413613013114064.48%
  Manufacturing6969666365-4-5.80%
  Wholesale Trade8884777477-11-12.50%
  Retail Trade31231631331331641.28%
  Transport. and Warehousing454043454724.44%
  Utilities44555125.00%
  Information1819121314-4-22.22%
  Finance and Insurance122121123122119-3-2.46%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing636369686969.52%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.133125118111114-19-14.29%
  Mgmt. of Companies109988-2-20.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services807679798111.25%
  Educational Services1617181919318.75%
  Health Care and Social Assistance175178178178173-2-1.14%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation1715141414-3-17.65%
  Accommodation and Food Service18818318719319242.13%
  Other Services149141138141141-8-5.37%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.7777747575-2-2.60%
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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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