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
774
2.Newton Community Schools
481
3.Hy-Vee  
283
4.Walmart
263
5.Arcosa Wind Towers
250
6.Van Maanen Electric188
7.The Vernon Company
179
8.MercyOne Newton Medical Center178
9.Progress Industries
165
10.Thombert165
11.Rock Communications155
12.Graphic Packaging
145
13.Cline Tool110
14.Windstream104
15.Gates Corporation94

*As of June 2021