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 FIFTEEN EMPLOYERS IN NEWTON*

1. TPI Composites Inc
774
2.Newton Community Schools
481
3.Hy-Vee  
283
4.Walmart
263
5.Arcosa Wind Towers
250
7.Rock Communications155
8.MercyOne Newton Medical Center  
178
9.The Vernon Company
179
10.Progress Industries165
11.VanMaanen Electric  
160
12.Graphic Packaging
154
13.Windstream
134
14.Thombert Inc.  
135
15.Cline Tool110

*As of June 2021