Workforce

Total Potential Labor Force
384,974 (entire Laborshed Area) (Link to report)

Occupation Breakdown
Manufacturing – 14.5%
Education – 12.5%
Wholesale & Retail Trade – 12.9%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate – 11%
Healthcare & Social Services – 12.5%
Professional Services – 8.6%
Public Administration & Government – 10.6%

TOP EMPLOYERS IN NEWTON

EmployerNumber of Employees
Newton Community School District481
Hy-Vee283
Walmart263
Van Maanen Electric188
The Vernon Company179
MercyOne Newton Medical Center178
Progress Industry165
Thombert165
Rock Communication155
Graphic Packaging145
Cline Tool110
Windstream85
Gates84

As of December 2021