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Table 5: Employment by Year and Industry from 1992 to 1996 (Top 20%)


1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 Average
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Agriculture 102 0.4% 109 0.4% 126 0.4% 126 0.4% 132 0.4% 119 0.4%
Mining 10,265 37.3% 9,963 34.9% 10,419 35.0% 10,125 33.7% 8,921 29.7% 9,939 34.1%
Construction 1,283 4.7% 1,261 4.4% 1,390 4.7% 1,506 5.0% 1,452 4.8% 1,378 4.7%
Manufacturing 1,877 6.8% 1,976 6.9% 2,063 6.9% 1,952 6.5% 3,078 10.2% 2,189 7.5%
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 3,445 12.5% 4,026 14.1% 3,976 13.3% 3,896 13.0% 3,620 12.0% 3,793 13.0%
Wholesale Trade 1,125 4.1% 1,228 4.3% 1,320 4.4% 1,374 4.6% 1,458 4.8% 1,301 4.4%
Retail Trade 1,220 4.4% 1,338 4.7% 1,400 4.7% 1,434 4.8% 1,449 4.8% 1,368 4.7%
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 907 3.3% 1,020 3.6% 1,078 3.6% 1,135 3.8% 1,206 4.0% 1,069 3.7%
Services 6,135 22.3% 6,387 22.4% 6,712 22.5% 7,047 23.4% 7,245 24.1% 6,705 22.9%
Public Administration 1,181 4.3% 1,222 4.3% 1,312 4.4% 1,412 4.7% 1,514 5.0% 1,328 4.5%
Nonclassified* 3 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 68 0.2% 0 0.0% 14 0.0%
Total 27,543 100.0% 28,531 100.0% 29,796 100.0% 30,075 100.0% 30,075 100.0% 29,204 100.0%
*Nonclassified includes employees that work for employers which cannot be classified in any other industry.

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