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 District477
Hy-Vee288
Walmart263
Van Maanen Electric
202
MercyOne Health Newton
199
The Vernon Company
183
Graphic Packaging
175
Thombert165
Progress Industries
150
Rock Communications/Mittera
110
Cline Tool110
AdaptHealth95
Arcosa95

As of August 2022