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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 Employment40,65140,45340,38840,25940,310-341-0.84%
Total Private Employment34,13133,96833,86233,80133,992-139-0.41%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt278265258253246-32-11.51%
  MiningDD12192020N/A
  Construction1,7271,8571,7901,9241,99326615.40%
  Manufacturing7,6187,6367,4517,5387,7701522.00%
  Wholesale Trade1,1981,2301,1731,2091,3111139.43%
  Retail Trade5,4415,4595,5945,4775,311-130-2.39%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,1391,0661,0491,048987-152-13.35%
  UtilitiesD178172179192192N/A
  Information238221218206193-45-18.91%
  Finance and Insurance841853840821825-16-1.90%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing380352354354360-20-5.26%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.65667565773576310716.31%
  Mgmt. of Companies991061161131111212.12%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,0351,8461,8011,7571,832-203-9.98%
  Educational Services404377375401400-4-0.99%
  Health Care and Social Assistance5,1185,1805,3015,1235,107-11-0.21%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation1,3511,3731,3431,3531,277-74-5.48%
  Accommodation and Food Service4,0624,0124,0774,0144,030-32-0.79%
  Other Services1,2471,2771,2811,2761,264171.36%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,5206,4856,5266,4586,318-202-3.10%
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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 Establishments2,3252,3232,3092,2952,292-33-1.42%
Total Private Establishments2,2282,2262,2152,1972,196-32-1.44%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt4340403938-5-11.63%
  MiningDD233150.00%
  Construction21522221321922162.79%
  Manufacturing170166164159158-12-7.06%
  Wholesale Trade142140141138130-12-8.45%
  Retail Trade402402405399391-11-2.74%
  Transport. and Warehousing707270687557.14%
  UtilitiesD7777375.00%
  Information2319201818-5-21.74%
  Finance and Insurance9698979510377.29%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing8376737575-8-9.64%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.154158164161152-2-1.30%
  Mgmt. of Companies1112121315436.36%
  Admin. and Waste Services120126129129130108.33%
  Educational Services1816161515-3-16.67%
  Health Care and Social Assistance18518318718719052.70%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation333435333413.03%
  Accommodation and Food Service236238232231233-3-1.27%
  Other Services222216209210209-13-5.86%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.9797949896-1-1.03%
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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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