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
1000
2.Newton Community Schools
481
3.Hy-Vee  
317
4.Walmart
263
5.Trinity Structural Towers
250
6.Rock Communications    
200
7.Skiff Medical Center
186
8.The 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 January 1, 2018