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Table 4: Employment by Year and Industry from 1992 to 1996 (Bottom 20%)


1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 Average
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Agriculture 557 2.0% 561 2.0% 615 2.1% 600 2.0% 655 2.2% 598 2.0%
Mining 854 3.1% 983 3.4% 970 3.3% 958 3.2% 789 2.6% 911 3.1%
Construction 2,284 8.3% 2,403 8.4% 2,600 8.8% 2,495 8.3% 2,548 8.5% 2,466 8.5%
Manufacturing 1,579 5.7% 1,489 5.2% 1,590 5.4% 1,553 5.2% 1,602 5.3% 1,563 5.4%
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 1,068 3.9% 1,044 3.7% 1,037 3.5% 1,047 3.5% 1,078 3.6% 1,055 3.6%
Wholesale Trade 691 2.5% 719 2.5% 724 2.5% 781 2.6% 758 2.5% 735 2.5%
Retail Trade 7,718 28.0% 8,080 28.3% 8,434 28.6% 8,565 28.5% 8,859 29.5% 8,331 28.6%
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 1,225 4.4% 1,146 4.0% 1,155 3.9% 1,069 3.6% 1,097 3.6% 1,138 3.9%
Services 10,142 36.8% 10,646 37.3% 11,238 38.1% 11,642 38.7% 11,517 38.3% 11,037 37.9%
Public Administration 1,257 4.6% 1,265 4.4% 1,153 3.9% 1,194 4.0% 1,060 3.5% 1,186 4.1%
Nonclassified* 165 0.6% 176 0.6% 0 0.0% 160 0.5% 97 0.3% 120 0.4%
Total 27,540 100.0% 28,512 100.0% 29,516 100.0% 30,064 100.0% 30,060 100.0% 29,138 100.0%
*Nonclassified includes employees that work for employers which cannot be classified in any other industry.

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