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Porter 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
 201120122013201420155 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment55,40956,09357,62058,42558,7203,3115.98%
Total Private Employment48,53549,28250,80751,62451,8633,3286.86%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt52DD455647.69%
  MiningDDDDDN/AN/A
  Construction3,6273,7723,7453,5303,469-158-4.36%
  Manufacturing9,2389,3459,5739,7749,9186807.36%
  Wholesale Trade1,9891,9942,1602,1772,1721839.20%
  Retail Trade7,0087,0007,2507,2757,3173094.41%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,8261,8451,8491,9091,876502.74%
  Utilities294305307DD-294-100.00%
  Information4674884765245235611.99%
  Finance and Insurance1,1211,1191,1331,1361,174534.73%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing50655257757763813226.09%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,6741,6081,6751,6421,588-86-5.14%
  Mgmt. of Companies13212415522525111990.15%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,1842,3382,7022,7782,42023610.81%
  Educational Services2,3362,2922,3282,5122,59726111.17%
  Health Care and Social Assistance7,5237,6477,6018,0118,1926698.89%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation496516462478426-70-14.11%
  Accommodation and Food Service5,5675,8446,2986,2356,26970212.61%
  Other Services2,4752,4362,4582,4712,506311.25%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,8746,8116,8136,8016,857-17-0.25%
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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 January 2016.
Establishments by Sector
 201120122013201420155 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,5563,5663,5853,5223,569130.37%
Total Private Establishments3,4453,4583,4773,4153,45050.15%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt7DD1112571.43%
  MiningDDDDDN/AN/A
  Construction441419398374376-65-14.74%
  Manufacturing149150152156161128.05%
  Wholesale Trade249244257245241-8-3.21%
  Retail Trade40541242041740610.25%
  Transport. and Warehousing160166156152159-1-0.63%
  Utilities665DD-6-100.00%
  Information4034363633-7-17.50%
  Finance and Insurance216220228224234188.33%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing140134137142151117.86%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.37338338538038182.14%
  Mgmt. of Companies1719222425847.06%
  Admin. and Waste Services202218217202198-4-1.98%
  Educational Services3940383638-1-2.56%
  Health Care and Social Assistance323309317327338154.64%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4346474440-3-6.98%
  Accommodation and Food Service296308318310308124.05%
  Other Services337343337330334-3-0.89%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.11110810810711987.21%
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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 January 2016.

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