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 11,21 395 1.7%
Construction 23 1,392 6.0%
Manufacturing 31-33 1,522 6.6%
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 22,42,44,45,48,49

5,271

22.8%
Information 51

147

0.6%
Financial Activities 52,53 632 2.7%
Professional and Business Services 54,55,56 1,566 6.8%
Education and Health Services 61,62 3,221 13.9%
Leisure and Hospitality 71,72 2,895 12.5%
Other Services 81 944 4.1%
Unclassified 99 85 0.4%
Government 92 4,618 20.0%
Total MPA Region - 23,118 100.0%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 3rd 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.