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Industry Projections for Greater Lowell WDA

The long term employment projections use historical and current industry employment and occupational survey data to project how employment will change over a ten-year period. Projection Table Definitions and Notes
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NAICS
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Industry Title Employment Change
2014 2024 Net Percent
000000   Total All Industries 124,063 130,049 5,986 4.8 % 
220000   Utilities 214 225 11 5.1 % 
230000   Construction 6,863 7,215 352 5.1 % 
236000   Construction of Buildings 722 772 50 6.9 % 
237000   Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 1,202 1,243 41 3.4 % 
238000   Specialty Trade Contractors 4,939 5,200 261 5.3 % 
310000   Manufacturing 17,402 17,414 12 0.1 % 
311000   Food Manufacturing 265 273 3.0 % 
323000   Printing and Related Support Activities 799 739 -60 -7.5 % 
325000   Chemical Manufacturing 755 690 -65 -8.6 % 
326000   Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 639 673 34 5.3 % 
332000   Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 1,351 1,350 -1 -0.1 % 
333000   Machinery Manufacturing 1,807 1,647 -160 -8.9 % 
334000   Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 7,645 8,050 405 5.3 % 
335000   Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing 203 192 -11 -5.4 % 
339000   Miscellaneous Manufacturing 830 838 1.0 % 
420000   Wholesale Trade 4,745 4,828 83 1.7 % 
423000   Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 2,887 2,952 65 2.3 % 
424000   Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods 944 953 1.0 % 
425000   Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers 914 923 1.0 % 
440000   Retail Trade 10,038 10,401 363 3.6 % 
441000   Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,034 1,089 55 5.3 % 
442000   Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores 144 152 5.6 % 
443000   Electronics and Appliance Stores 117 118 0.9 % 
444000   Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers 723 725 0.3 % 
445000   Food and Beverage Stores 3,915 3,985 70 1.8 % 
446000   Health and Personal Care Stores 893 901 0.9 % 
447000   Gasoline Stations 459 472 13 2.8 % 
448000   Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 323 319 -4 -1.2 % 
451000   Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores 263 265 0.8 % 
452000   General Merchandise Stores 1,271 1,338 67 5.3 % 
453000   Miscellaneous Store Retailers 517 599 82 15.9 % 
454000   Nonstore Retailers 379 438 59 15.6 % 
480000   Transportation and Warehousing 4,500 4,577 77 1.7 % 
482000   Rail Transportation 275 277 0.7 % 
484000   Truck Transportation 1,105 1,133 28 2.5 % 
485000   Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation 928 977 49 5.3 % 
488000   Support Activities for Transportation 189 208 19 10.1 % 
510000   Information 3,787 3,755 -32 -0.8 % 
511000   Publishing Industries (except Internet) 1,313 1,248 -65 -5.0 % 
517000   Telecommunications 1,609 1,624 15 0.9 % 
520000   Finance and Insurance 2,315 2,337 22 1.0 % 
522000   Credit Intermediation and Related Activities 1,678 1,694 16 1.0 % 
524000   Insurance Carriers and Related Activities 518 523 1.0 % 
530000   Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 844 888 44 5.2 % 
540000   Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 9,974 11,233 1,259 12.6 % 
541000   Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 9,974 11,233 1,259 12.6 % 
550000   Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,172 2,261 89 4.1 % 
551000   Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,172 2,261 89 4.1 % 
560000   Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat 6,026 6,348 322 5.3 % 
561000   Administrative and Support Services 5,641 5,940 299 5.3 % 
562000   Waste Management and Remediation Service 385 408 23 6.0 % 
610000   Educational Services 10,662 11,193 531 5.0 % 
611000   Educational Services 10,662 11,193 531 5.0 % 
620000   Health Care and Social Assistance 18,013 20,118 2,105 11.7 % 
621000   Ambulatory Health Care Services 5,818 6,894 1,076 18.5 % 
623000   Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 4,014 4,226 212 5.3 % 
710000   Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1,573 1,655 82 5.2 % 
713000   Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries 1,410 1,485 75 5.3 % 
720000   Accommodation and Food Services 9,393 9,811 418 4.5 % 
721000   Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels 723 730 1.0 % 
722000   Food Services and Drinking Places 8,670 9,081 411 4.7 % 
810000   Other Services (except Government) 3,899 3,950 51 1.3 % 
811000   Repair and Maintenance 1,873 1,891 18 1.0 % 
812000   Personal and Laundry Services 1,254 1,266 12 1.0 % 
813000   Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org 664 679 15 2.3 % 
814000   Private Households 108 114 5.6 % 
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