Industry Sector

Average Employment 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 NAICS Code Region Total Total Industry in Region (%)
Natural Resources and Mining 11,21 378 1.6%
Construction 23 1,398 6.1%
Manufacturing 31-33 887 3.8%
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 22,42,44,45,48,49


Information* 51


Financial Activities 52,53 664 2.9%
Professional and Business Services 54,55,56 1,592 6.9%
Education and Health Services 61,62 3,271 14.2%
Leisure and Hospitality 71,72 2,648 11.5%
Other Services 81 916 4.0%
Unclassified* 99 99 0.4%
Government   5,208 22.5%
Total MPA Region - 23,104 100.0%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 4th Quarter 2019
*Regional industry sector employment total does not include employment from all communities because of data confidentiality.
Totals may not sum due to rounding and data confidentiality within individual industries and communities.