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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
 201520162017201820195 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment38,76439,83939,87339,17638,270-494-1.27%
Total Private Employment34,06835,18835,29034,58833,709-359-1.05%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt717684887545.63%
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction9701,0091,0151,0461,16119119.69%
  Manufacturing11,84412,04712,11011,76811,302-542-4.58%
  Wholesale Trade824799807844835111.33%
  Retail Trade4,9354,9734,9164,8314,710-225-4.56%
  Transport. and Warehousing55265767572770415227.54%
  Utilities12312512212212743.25%
  Information212227227204193-19-8.96%
  Finance and Insurance819831835854843242.93%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing303278271296279-24-7.92%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.6917767817737829113.17%
  Mgmt. of Companies2526252724-1-4.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services1,9052,0091,8631,7121,345-560-29.40%
  Educational Services163189148147145-18-11.04%
  Health Care and Social Assistance5,3575,6275,8545,5725,5031462.73%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation165155147180177127.27%
  Accommodation and Food Service4,0574,2504,2634,2384,2792225.47%
  Other Services1,0341,1191,1311,1411,20917516.92%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.4,6964,6514,5834,5884,561-135-2.87%
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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 5/28/20.
Establishments by Sector
 201520162017201820195 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments1,6671,6651,6781,7051,733663.96%
Total Private Establishments1,5931,5901,6031,6311,660674.21%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt131212131417.69%
  MiningDDDDD00.00%
  Construction1301311391441481813.85%
  Manufacturing666364696823.03%
  Wholesale Trade777477787922.60%
  Retail Trade313313316324328154.79%
  Transport. and Warehousing434547464636.98%
  Utilities55544-1-20.00%
  Information1213141415325.00%
  Finance and Insurance12312211911712410.81%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing696868726900.00%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.11811111411511910.85%
  Mgmt. of Companies98886-3-33.33%
  Admin. and Waste Services797982858678.86%
  Educational Services181919181800.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance17817817318418684.49%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation141414131400.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service187193191194198115.88%
  Other Services138141141133136-2-1.45%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.7475757473-1-1.35%
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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 2020.

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