establishments by industry

Establishments by Industry Sector

The Middle Peninsula offers a readily workforce and a varied cluster of employers rooted in manufacturing, avionics, wood products, aquaculture, agriculture as well as niche clusters of information technology. The region also boasts a significant depth of talent in the hospitality industry. With an extended labor market area that dips into neighboring urban centers, employers in the Middle Peninsula region find a diversity of skilled employees that expands the talent pool

Industry Industry Code Region Total Total Industry in Region (%)
Accommodation and Food Services 72 154 6.1%
Administrative Support and Waste Management 56 138 5.4%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 11 67 2.6%
Art, Entertainment and Recreation 71 45 1.8%
Construction 23 359 14.0%
Educational Services 61 27 1.1%
Finance and Insurance 52 101 3.9%
Health Care and Social Assistance 62 300 11.7%
Information 51 22 0.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 55 7 0.3%
Manufacturing 31-33 81 3.2%
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction 21 5 0.2%
Other Services (expect Public Administation) 81 345 13.4%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 54 186 7.2%
Public Administration 92 92 3.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 53 74 2.9%
Retail Trade 44-45 314 12.2%
Transportation and Warehousing 48-49 126 4.9%
Unclassified Establishments 99 33 1.3%
Utilities 22 5 0.2%
Wholesale Trade 42 85 3.3%
Total 0 2,568 100.0%

Source: Virginia Employment Commission, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 4th quarter, 2018