Key Employment Clusters
Industry Employment Insights
|Mining & Utilities||10||71||0.5%|
|Transportation & Warehousing||28||214||1.6%|
|Finance & Insurance||69||501||3.9%|
|Management & Administrative||29||260||2.0%|
|Arts, Entertainment & Recreation||29||187||1.4%|
Source: Development Opportunity Profile (The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Dec 2018)
Pottawatomie County imports a large amount of Manufacturing labor (767 workers) and exports a large amount of Education & Healthcare labor (1,061 workers). Other industries in which Pottawatomie County imports labor include: Construction; Wholesale Trade; Natural Resources & Mining; and Utilities. Other industries in which Pottawatomie County exports labor include Administration, Support & Other Services, Arts, Accommodation & Food Services, Public Administration, Management & Professional Services, F.I.R.E., and Information.
The largest industries in the Manhattan MSA (Pottawatomie County, Riley County, and Geary County) by percentage of total employment are Education & Health Care (31.1%) followed by Retail Trade (11.9%), Leisure & Hospitality (11.4%), and Business & Professional Services (11.0%). • Pottawatomie County dominates the region’s Manufacturing sector, with a percentage of total employment four times as high as the MSA (21.0% compared to 5.3%). • Pottawatomie County also has a higher percentage of its total employment in the Construction and Wholesale Trade sectors compared to the MSA. • The Manhattan MSA has a substantially high percentage of its total employment in the Leisure & Hospitality, Retail Trade, and Business & Professional Services sectors.
Regional Industry Insights
The following graph demonstrates the counts of jobs per industry in Pottawatomie county, Riley county, and the Manhattan metro area. Note that the x (bottom) axis and color coding for each chart is based on the industry job count ranges for each area and is not the same for each area chart.