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Porter County, IN

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Employment

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
 200820092010201120125 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment57,10053,86654,45355,40956,093-1,007-1.76%
Total Private Employment50,13846,80147,58648,53549,282-856-1.71%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt50525352D-50-100.00%
  Mining222019DD-22-100.00%
  Construction4,2733,1023,6853,6273,772-501-11.72%
  Manufacturing9,7179,1348,8709,2389,345-372-3.83%
  Wholesale Trade2,5172,0181,9921,9891,994-523-20.78%
  Retail Trade7,1756,7896,7347,0087,000-175-2.44%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,7991,4551,7401,8261,845462.56%
  Utilities  277294305N/AN/A
  Information456448446467488327.02%
  Finance and Insurance1,1411,1211,1031,1211,119-22-1.93%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing568530502506552-16-2.82%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,8011,7001,7071,6741,608-193-10.72%
  Mgmt. of Companies170138168132124-46-27.06%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,6262,3042,3062,1842,338-288-10.97%
  Educational Services2,2472,2492,3102,3362,292452.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance6,7496,9587,3557,5237,64789813.31%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation566583518496516-50-8.83%
  Accommodation and Food Service5,5875,5455,4325,5675,8442574.60%
  Other Services2,4022,3702,3692,4752,436341.42%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,9627,0656,8676,8746,811-151-2.17%
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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: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of July 2013.
Establishments by Sector
 200820092010201120125 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,6223,5963,5083,5563,566-56-1.55%
Total Private Establishments3,5093,4823,3953,4453,458-51-1.45%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt7987D114.29%
  Mining333DD-1-33.33%
  Construction534504461441419-115-21.54%
  Manufacturing14514614514915053.45%
  Wholesale Trade260250243249244-16-6.15%
  Retail Trade427414401405412-15-3.51%
  Transport. and Warehousing1501511451601661610.67%
  Utilities6856600.00%
  Information3838354034-4-10.53%
  Finance and Insurance209209215216220115.26%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing155153145140134-21-13.55%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.363359360373383205.51%
  Mgmt. of Companies1614131719318.75%
  Admin. and Waste Services1841982052022183418.48%
  Educational Services4740403940-7-14.89%
  Health Care and Social Assistance324321320323309-15-4.63%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4043394346615.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service2792892862963082910.39%
  Other Services324333326337343195.86%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.113114113111108-5-4.42%
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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: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of July 2013.