Fergus County Covered Employment

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Employment

QuarterAnnual
2020:4 2021:1 2021:2 2021:3 2021:4 2021
Total 4,480 4,298 4,520 4,536 4,622 4,494
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -4.9 -1.5 3.0 0.6 3.2 1.3
Construction 381 265 395 455 416 383
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -20 2.3 -2.7 0.8 9.2 2.2
Specialty Trade Contractors 122 104 110 129 127 117
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 24.4 26.4 8.6 9.3 3.5 10.8
Manufacturing 377 382 389 399 415 396
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -5.8 -5.7 -3.6 2.9 10.1 0.8
Durable Goods Manufacturing 192 196 201 209 214 205
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -7.8 -4.8 -3.4 -11 11.3 -2.6
Nondurables Manufacturing 185 185 189 190 201 191
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -3.7 -6.6 -3.7 24.8 8.8 4.6
Wholesale Trade 251 240 250 238 244 243
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 3.7 3.2 -1.4 -2.3 -2.7 -0.9
Retail Trade 480 502 517 534 524 519
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 10.8 17.2 17.8 8.3 9.2 12.9
Auto Dealers 78 83 80 77 76 79
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -6.4 6.0 2.1 -6.5 -2.6 -0.3
Building Material Dealers 77 74 77 82 78 78
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 5.5 0.5 1.3 6.5 1.3 2.4
Transportation and Warehousing 30 31 30 30 31 31
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 0.0 3.3 -1.1 -1.1 4.4 1.4
Truck Transportation 13 14 12 13 14 13
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 17.6 23.5 -7.9 -9.1 2.5 1.3
Information 67 64 63 70 70 67
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -1.5 -9.9 1.1 6.0 5.0 0.4
Finance and Insurance 159 154 155 154 158 155
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 0.6 -6.1 -5.1 0.0 -0.8 -3.1
Real Estate 57 47 53 54 53 52
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 4.2 -1.4 5.3 7.3 -7.0 0.8
Professional and Business Services 134 138 140 140 156 144
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -11 4.3 2.9 5.5 17.0 7.4
Educational Services 392 390 349 206 389 333
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -5.4 -3.2 3.2 7.3 -0.7 0.7
Ambulatory Health Care 162 161 160 159 152 158
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) --- 8.3 11.3 --- -6.6 4.2
Physicians Offices --- --- --- --- --- ---
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Social Assistance 175 179 170 174 172 174
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -6.4 -4.1 8.3 2.5 -1.7 1.0
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 75 69 67 72 73 70
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -0.9 0.5 10.4 10.3 -3.1 4.1
Accommodation and Food Services 446 421 465 500 487 468
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -9.8 -11 10.4 -7.0 9.2 -0.3
Accommodations 99 91 105 126 108 108
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -19 -17 45.4 -18 9.5 -0.9
Food Services 347 330 361 374 379 361
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -6.9 -9.3 3.1 -2.5 9.1 -0.1
Other Services 135 135 153 141 137 142
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) -17 -17 18.6 9.6 1.2 1.7
Public Administration 344 331 356 409 351 362
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 2.3 3.5 0.1 -2.5 1.8 0.5
Environmental Quality Programs 79 73 80 108 88 88
   Percent Change (From Prev. Yr.) 5.3 6.8 7.6 2.2 11.3 6.6

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Notes:   All variables are not seasonally adjusted.

            Quarterly percent changes computed using same quarter of previous year.