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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
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment38,48538,76439,83939,87339,2017161.86%
Total Private Employment33,69734,06835,18835,29034,6139162.72%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt55717684883360.00%
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction1,0449701,0091,0151,04620.19%
  Manufacturing11,43911,84412,04712,11011,7683292.88%
  Wholesale Trade814824799807847334.05%
  Retail Trade4,8964,9354,9734,9164,853-43-0.88%
  Transport. and Warehousing54755265767572718032.91%
  Utilities129123125122122-7-5.43%
  Information356212227227204-152-42.70%
  Finance and Insurance781819831835853729.22%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing277303278271296196.86%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.65769177678177311617.66%
  Mgmt. of Companies2825262527-1-3.57%
  Admin. and Waste Services1,9661,9052,0091,8631,712-254-12.92%
  Educational Services151163189148147-4-2.65%
  Health Care and Social Assistance5,4065,3575,6275,8545,5691633.02%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation1611651551471801911.80%
  Accommodation and Food Service3,9754,0574,2504,2634,2402656.67%
  Other Services1,0011,0341,1191,1311,14114013.99%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.4,7884,6964,6514,5834,588-200-4.18%
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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 Establishments1,6861,6671,6651,6781,712261.54%
Total Private Establishments1,6091,5931,5901,6031,638291.80%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt1113121213218.18%
  MiningDDDDD-1-33.33%
  Construction13613013113914596.62%
  Manufacturing696663646900.00%
  Wholesale Trade8477747778-6-7.14%
  Retail Trade316313313316329134.11%
  Transport. and Warehousing4043454747717.50%
  Utilities4555400.00%
  Information1912131414-5-26.32%
  Finance and Insurance121123122119117-4-3.31%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing63696868731015.87%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.125118111114115-10-8.00%
  Mgmt. of Companies99888-1-11.11%
  Admin. and Waste Services7679798285911.84%
  Educational Services171819191815.88%
  Health Care and Social Assistance17817817817318352.81%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation1514141413-2-13.33%
  Accommodation and Food Service183187193191195126.56%
  Other Services141138141141133-8-5.67%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.7774757574-3-3.90%
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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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