Table 1. Employment distribution in Elkhart-Goshen, IN, and the United States by occupational major group, May 2008

Major group Elkhart-Goshen, IN, employment Percent of total Elkhart-Goshen, IN, employment U.S. employment Percent of total U.S. employment
Management 4,000 3.2 6,152,650 4.6
Business and financial operations 2,530 2.0 6,135,520 4.5
Computer and mathematical science 740 0.6 3,308,260 2.4
Architecture and engineering 1,580 1.3 2,521,630 1.9
Life, physical, and social science 320 0.3 1,296,840 1.0
Community and social services 730 0.6 1,861,750 1.4
Legal 340 0.3 1,003,270 0.7
Education, training, and library 4,710 3.8 8,451,250 6.3
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media 740 0.6 1,804,940 1.3
Healthcare practitioner and technical 4,510 3.7 7,076,800 5.2
Healthcare support 1,660 1.3 3,779,280 2.8
Protective service 1,220 1.0 3,128,960 2.3
Food preparation and serving related 7,170 5.8 11,438,550 8.5
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance 2,320 1.9 4,429,870 3.3
Personal care and service 1,300 1.1 3,437,520 2.5
Sales and related 9,830 8.0 14,336,430 10.6
Office and administrative support 16,360 13.2 23,231,750 17.2
Farming, fishing, and forestry 60 <0.1 438,490 0.3
Construction and extraction 6,110 4.9 6,548,760 4.8
Installation, maintenance, and repair 4,920 4.0 5,374,850 4.0
Production 42,000 34.0 9,919,120 7.3
Transportation and material moving 10,370 8.4 9,508,750 7.0
Total, all occupations 123,490 100.0 135,185,230 100.0

 

Last Modified Date: July 20, 2009