Top 10 Counties with Best and Worst Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Economies of 2016: Jefferson, McLennan, Elkhart Counties Create Most Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Jobs; King, Erie, Los Angeles Counties Lose Most

09 Aug 2017 Top 10 Counties with Best and Worst Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Economies of 2016: Jefferson, McLennan, Elkhart Counties Create Most Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Jobs; King, Erie, Los Angeles Counties Lose Most

Recently released data show that Transportation Equipment Manufacturing job creation in 2016 across counties in the US varied from a high of 3,300 in Jefferson County, KY to a loss of 2,900 jobs in King County, WA.

Out of more than 650 counties with Transportation Equipment Manufacturing economies, the Top 5 job creators also included McLennan County-TX (2,200), Elkhart County-IN (1,300), Tippecanoe County-IN (1,200), and Ingham County, MI (1,100).

Transportation equipment manufacturing job losses were also led by Erie County-PA (-1,700), Los Angeles County-CA (-1,700), McLean County-IL (-1,200) and Gaston County-NC (-1,000).

Overall in the U.S., the Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Sector created 17,300 net new jobs in 2016.

Research, analysis and content developed by Headlight Data. Original data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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