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Economic Development Data

Economic Development — Employment Characteristics by Industry, Chester County

Source: US Census Bureau (see below).

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Chester County 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Civilian employed population 16 years and over 252,993 249,182 258,256 261,777 266,680 270,111 267,484 274,328
Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting; and mining 2.7% 2.5% 2.8% 2.6% 2.8% 2.8% 1.7% 2.8%
Construction 5.1% 6.1% 5.3% 4.5% 5.9% 5.4% 5.8% 5.5%
Manufacturing 13.2% 11.8% 11.5% 13.5% 10.9% 11.3% 11.5% 10.6%
Wholesale trade 2.9% 3.4% 2.7% 3.2% 2.9% 3.4% 3.1% 2.8%
Retail trade 11.1% 10.8% 10.0% 10.6% 10.5% 8.6% 10.1% 9.8%
Transportation & warehousing; & utilities 3.4% 4.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.6% 3.6% 3.8% 3.8%
Information 1.8% 2.1% 2.3% 2.4% 2.5% 2.2% 2.1% 2.1%
Finance & insurance; & real estate; & rental & leasing 9.7% 10.2% 10.2% 9.7% 10.5% 9.6% 10.3% 9.8%
Professional, scientific, & management; & administrative & waste management services 14.3% 14.0% 14.2% 14.1% 14.8% 16.0% 15.4% 16.3%
Educational services; & health care & social assistance 22.6% 22.4% 24.1% 21.9% 23.0% 22.6% 22.4% 22.4%
Arts, entertainment, & recreation; & accommodation & food services 7.1% 5.5% 7.0% 7.7% 6.8% 8.0% 7.9% 7.4%
Other services, except public administration 4.1% 4.7% 4.6% 4.2% 3.8% 4.0% 3.8% 4.3%
Public administration 2.2% 2.5% 2.2% 2.5% 2.0% 2.5% 2.0% 2.3%

Source: US Census Bureau, S2407, Industry by Class of Worker for the Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and Over, 2010 to 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

Last Updated: Data accessed Jan. 2019