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Howard 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
 201720182019202020215 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment39,87339,17638,27536,13435,297-4,576-11.48%
Total Private Employment35,29034,58833,71431,76930,954-4,336-12.29%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt8488758583-1-1.19%
  MiningDDDDD0N/A
  Construction1,0151,0461,1611,1801,24623122.76%
  Manufacturing12,11011,76811,25210,8459,806-2,304-19.03%
  Wholesale Trade807844835794740-67-8.30%
  Retail Trade4,9164,8314,7094,4314,541-375-7.63%
  Transport. and Warehousing6757277047397527711.41%
  Utilities122122127139134129.84%
  Information227204193164172-55-24.23%
  Finance and Insurance835854842872881465.51%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing271296279264252-19-7.01%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.781773781712745-36-4.61%
  Mgmt. of Companies2527242323-2-8.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services1,8631,7121,4121,2901,159-704-37.79%
  Educational Services14814714513615132.03%
  Health Care and Social Assistance5,8545,5725,4925,1635,001-853-14.57%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation147180177121145-2-1.36%
  Accommodation and Food Service4,2634,2384,2793,6893,994-269-6.31%
  Other Services1,1311,1411,2101,1011,109-22-1.95%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.4,5834,5884,5614,3654,343-240-5.24%
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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 June 2022.
Establishments by Sector
 201620172018201920205 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments1,6781,7051,7271,7411,737593.52%
Total Private Establishments1,6031,6311,6541,6701,665623.87%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt1213141516433.33%
  MiningDDDDD00.00%
  Construction13914414814614785.76%
  Manufacturing64696872741015.63%
  Wholesale Trade7778797571-6-7.79%
  Retail Trade31632432832532041.27%
  Transport. and Warehousing4746464946-1-2.13%
  Utilities54444-1-20.00%
  Information141415151517.14%
  Finance and Insurance11911712312312232.52%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing6872696765-3-4.41%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1141151181201261210.53%
  Mgmt. of Companies88677-1-12.50%
  Admin. and Waste Services82858695941214.63%
  Educational Services191818191900.00%
  Health Care and Social Assistance173184185185190179.83%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation1413141516214.29%
  Accommodation and Food Service19119419719919652.62%
  Other Services141133136139139-2-1.42%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.7574737172-3-4.00%
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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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