Manufacturing Fades as Biggest Employer in the Most Counties

  • May 29, 2015
The health care and social assistance category appears to have eclipsed manufacturing as the major source of employment for people in the largest share of U.S. counties between 2008 and 2013. See employment trends across 3,137 counties. Read More


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