Workforce

Total Potential Labor Force
384,974 (entire Laborshed Area)  (Link to report)

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
1000
2.Newton Community Schools
481
3.Hy-Vee  
317
4.Walmart
263
5.Arcosa Wind Towers
250
7.Van Maanen Electric
220
8.Rock Communications  
200
9.MercyOne Newton Medical Center  
186
10.The Vernon Company
179
11.Progress Industries  
165
12.Graphic Packaging
160
13.Windstream
134
14.Thombert Inc.  
125
15.Maytag Dairy Farm
125
16.Aureon  
100

*As of May 30, 2019