Hoosiers by the Numbers

Your premier source for labor market information for Indiana.

logo

Wells County, IN

Select a topic:

PopulationEducationCommutingLabor ForceIndustryIncomeFirm Size

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
 201420152016201720185 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment10,91010,68110,86410,77910,799-111-1.02%
Total Private Employment9,6759,4029,5319,4509,478-197-2.04%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt155158192182152-3-1.94%
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction3553773893994196418.03%
  Manufacturing2,5252,6052,7332,6152,600752.97%
  Wholesale Trade46545744145747381.72%
  Retail Trade1,0181,0021,0131,0091,012-6-0.59%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,4211,3831,3671,3541,358-63-4.43%
  UtilitiesD1516141111N/A
  Information6158555553-8-13.11%
  Finance and Insurance184178182179173-11-5.98%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1921971992292566433.33%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1682042121931892112.50%
  Mgmt. of CompaniesDDDDD0N/A
  Admin. and Waste Services366344326316286-80-21.86%
  Educational Services9778900.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance1,6091,4921,4681,4441,472-137-8.51%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4145393326-15-36.59%
  Accommodation and Food Service542546531582579376.83%
  Other Services27131734535337710639.11%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.1,2351,2791,3331,3291,321866.96%
graph
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 Establishments61761061061562581.30%
Total Private Establishments58257557557958971.20%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt232425252528.70%
  MiningDDDDD1100.00%
  Construction706967687000.00%
  Manufacturing5454535453-1-1.85%
  Wholesale Trade4947454542-7-14.29%
  Retail Trade807876758000.00%
  Transport. and Warehousing2624242221-5-19.23%
  UtilitiesD3333150.00%
  Information53334-1-20.00%
  Finance and Insurance3939394037-2-5.13%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing2223252830836.36%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.343435363625.88%
  Mgmt. of CompaniesDDDDD-1-50.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services282626252913.57%
  Educational Services4443400.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance454546454612.22%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation5544500.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service3737394241410.81%
  Other Services595960596235.08%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.353535363612.86%
graph
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.

Download Options

Please wait until page completely loads before changing format.

Excel Word Word