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DFW Employment by Industry

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DFW Employment by Industry
Industry* [See U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “Industries by Supersector and North American Industry Classification System Code” for detailed descriptions of industry categories] 1990** [1990 industry employment is imputed using the U.S. Census Bureau 1990-2000 Census Tabulation Crosswalk Template] 2000 2010 2018 Change, 1990-2018 Percent Change, 1990-2018
Employment Share of Total Employment Employment Share of Total Employment Employment Share of Total Employment Employment Share of Total Employment
* See U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “Industries by Supersector and NAICS [North American Industry Classification System Code] ” for detailed descriptions of industry categories.
** 1990 industry employment is imputed using the U.S. Census Bureau 1990-2000 Census Tabulation Crosswalk Template (XLS [Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet]).
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1990-2018.
Construction 115,951 6% 197,017 8% 245,628 8% 283,041 8% 167,090 144%
Education and health services 301,272 15% 397,081 16% 539,760 18% 700,587 19% 399,315 133%
Financial activities 182,599 9% 219,590 9% 273,200 9% 314,488 9% 131,889 72%
Information 61,722 3% 121,049 5% 93,188 3% 86,414 2% 24,692 40%
Leisure and hospitality 153,755 7% 179,728 7% 245,497 8% 325,773 9% 172,018 112%
Manufacturing 360,977 18% 336,183 13% 332,228 11% 332,294 9% -28,683 -8%
Natural resources and mining 42,001 2% 18,371 1% 30,495 1% 40,752 1% -1,249 -3%
Other services 99,455 5% 123,499 5% 150,478 5% 185,172 5% 85,717 86%
Professional and business services 172,631 8% 294,981 12% 364,255 12% 467,565 13% 294,934 171%
Public administration 67,832 3% 74,719 3% 94,681 3% 103,813 3% 35,981 53%
Retail trade 243,113 12% 309,988 12% 346,014 12% 415,169 12% 172,056 71%
Transportation, warehousing and utilities 136,482 7% 162,277 6% 183,930 6% 225,676 6% 89,194 65%
Wholesale trade 115,892 6% 114,125 4% 108,790 4% 115,581 3% -311 0%
Totals 2,053,681 100% 2,548,608 100% 3,008,144 100% 3,596,325 100% 1,542,644 75%
 

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