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La Porte 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
 201620172018201920205 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment40,38840,25940,29540,36938,079-2,309-5.72%
Total Private Employment33,86233,80133,97734,05031,970-1,892-5.59%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt258253246231234-24-9.30%
  Mining1219202020866.67%
  Construction1,7901,9241,9921,9241,9001106.15%
  Manufacturing7,4517,5387,7708,0657,507560.75%
  Wholesale Trade1,1731,2091,3111,2871,42825521.74%
  Retail Trade5,5945,4775,3095,0834,790-804-14.37%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,0491,048982978997-52-4.96%
  Utilities1721791922102245230.23%
  Information218206193195191-27-12.39%
  Finance and Insurance840821826835798-42-5.00%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing354354360376365113.11%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.657735764726706497.46%
  Mgmt. of Companies1161131118861-55-47.41%
  Admin. and Waste Services1,8011,7571,8321,7481,640-161-8.94%
  Educational Services37540140038637941.07%
  Health Care and Social Assistance5,3015,1235,1005,2195,131-170-3.21%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation1,3431,3531,2771,245908-435-32.39%
  Accommodation and Food Service4,0774,0144,0304,2123,624-453-11.11%
  Other Services1,2811,2761,2641,2251,067-214-16.71%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,5266,4586,3186,3196,109-417-6.39%
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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 8/30/21.
Establishments by Sector
 201620172018201920205 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments2,3092,2952,2832,2812,301-8-0.35%
Total Private Establishments2,2152,1972,1872,1742,191-24-1.08%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt4039383838-2-5.00%
  Mining233442100.00%
  Construction21321922021321520.94%
  Manufacturing164159158162159-5-3.05%
  Wholesale Trade141138130121119-22-15.60%
  Retail Trade405399390383384-21-5.19%
  Transport. and Warehousing7068747879912.86%
  Utilities7777700.00%
  Information2018171819-1-5.00%
  Finance and Insurance97951041101121515.46%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing7375757682912.33%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.164161151152154-10-6.10%
  Mgmt. of Companies121315118-4-33.33%
  Admin. and Waste Services129129129132139107.75%
  Educational Services1615151521531.25%
  Health Care and Social Assistance187187189189185-2-1.07%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation3533333331-4-11.43%
  Accommodation and Food Service23223123123423641.72%
  Other Services209210209199200-9-4.31%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.9498961071101617.02%
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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 May 2021.

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