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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
 200920102011201220135 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment53,86654,45355,40956,09357,6203,7546.97%
Total Private Employment46,80147,58648,53549,28250,8074,0068.56%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt525352DD-52-100.00%
  Mining2019DDD-20-100.00%
  Construction3,1023,6853,6273,7723,74564320.73%
  Manufacturing9,1348,8709,2389,3459,5734394.81%
  Wholesale Trade2,0181,9921,9891,9942,1601427.04%
  Retail Trade6,7896,7347,0087,0007,2504616.79%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,4551,7401,8261,8451,84939427.08%
  Utilities 277294305307N/AN/A
  Information448446467488476286.25%
  Finance and Insurance1,1211,1031,1211,1191,133121.07%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing530502506552577478.87%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,7001,7071,6741,6081,675-25-1.47%
  Mgmt. of Companies1381681321241551712.32%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,3042,3062,1842,3382,70239817.27%
  Educational Services2,2492,3102,3362,2922,328793.51%
  Health Care and Social Assistance6,9587,3557,5237,6477,6016439.24%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation583518496516462-121-20.75%
  Accommodation and Food Service5,5455,4325,5675,8446,29875313.58%
  Other Services2,3702,3692,4752,4362,458883.71%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.7,0656,8676,8746,8116,813-252-3.57%
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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 June 2014.
Establishments by Sector
 200920102011201220135 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,5963,5083,5563,5663,585-11-0.31%
Total Private Establishments3,4823,3953,4453,4583,477-5-0.14%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt987DD-1-11.11%
  Mining33DDD-1-33.33%
  Construction504461441419398-106-21.03%
  Manufacturing14614514915015264.11%
  Wholesale Trade25024324924425772.80%
  Retail Trade41440140541242061.45%
  Transport. and Warehousing15114516016615653.31%
  Utilities85665-3-37.50%
  Information3835403436-2-5.26%
  Finance and Insurance209215216220228199.09%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing153145140134137-16-10.46%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.359360373383385267.24%
  Mgmt. of Companies1413171922857.14%
  Admin. and Waste Services198205202218217199.60%
  Educational Services4040394038-2-5.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance321320323309317-4-1.25%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation433943464749.30%
  Accommodation and Food Service2892862963083182910.03%
  Other Services33332633734333741.20%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.114113111108108-6-5.26%
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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 June 2014.