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Wells 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
 201220132014201520165 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment10,59810,80710,91010,68110,8642662.51%
Total Private Employment9,2959,5659,6759,4029,5312362.54%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD155158192192N/A
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction3253433553773896419.69%
  Manufacturing2,3282,4432,5252,6052,73340517.40%
  Wholesale TradeDD465457441441N/A
  Retail Trade9939901,0181,0021,013202.01%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,3291,3961,4211,3831,367382.86%
  UtilitiesDDD151616N/A
  Information8176615855-26-32.10%
  Finance and Insurance190191184178182-8-4.21%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing1591701921971994025.16%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.DD168204212212N/A
  Mgmt. of CompaniesDDDDD0N/A
  Admin. and Waste Services313361366344326134.15%
  Educational Services1412977-7-50.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance1,6561,6581,6091,4921,468-188-11.35%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4843414539-9-18.75%
  Accommodation and Food Service574575542546531-43-7.49%
  Other Services2822772713173456322.34%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.1,3031,2421,2351,2791,333302.30%
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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 8/30/17.
Establishments by Sector
 201220132014201520165 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments628623617610610-18-2.87%
Total Private Establishments592588582575575-17-2.87%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntDD232425313.64%
  MiningDDDDD00.00%
  Construction7270706967-5-6.94%
  Manufacturing5454545453-1-1.85%
  Wholesale TradeDD49474512.27%
  Retail Trade7979807876-3-3.80%
  Transport. and Warehousing232526242414.35%
  UtilitiesDDD33150.00%
  Information118533-8-72.73%
  Finance and Insurance393939393900.00%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing232322232528.70%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.DD343435-2-5.41%
  Mgmt. of CompaniesDDDDD-1-50.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services2931282626-3-10.34%
  Educational Services4444400.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance444445454624.55%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4455400.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service4143373739-2-4.88%
  Other Services6158595960-1-1.64%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.3635353535-1-2.78%
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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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