Workforce

Total Potential Labor Force:  384,974 (entire Laborshed Area)

Occupation breakdown
Manufacturing – 14.5%
Education – 12.5%
Wholesale & Retail Trade – 12.9%

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate – 11%
Healthcare & Social Services – 12.5%
Professional Services – 8.6%
Public Administration & Government
10.6%


TOP FIFTEEN EMPLOYERS IN NEWTON:*

     1.      TPI Composites Inc;                 1100

     2.      Newton Community Schools     468

     3.      Hy-Vee                                       317

     4.      Walmart                                      263

     5.      Trinity Structural Towers             250

     6.      Rock Communications               200

     7.      Skiff Medical Center                   186

     8.      Vernon Company                        179

     9.      Progress Industries                     165

    10.  Windstream                                  134

    11.  Graphic Packaging                       130

    12.  Thombert Inc.                               125

    13.  Maytag Dairy Farm                       125 

    14.  Van Maanen Electric                    118

    15.  Aureon                                         100

*As of Jan.1 2018