Industry Trends in Erie County

Industry Trends

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What does this measure?

The trend in industry GRP, Employment Total, Earnings, and Tax Revenue by industry sectors for Erie County for years 2010 through 2017.

Why is this important?

While some industry sectors outperform others in certain variables, it is important to weigh their impact by the variable at hand, and how important that is to the local economy.

How is Erie County doing?

Depending on the variable, certain sectors outperform others. County-wide, GRP is dependent on Manufacturing, although it has shrunk from 36.9% to 29.3% in recent years compare this to Employment totals where the sector for Educational, Healthcare, and Social Services has shown steady majority at 19.4% of all employment in 2019. Of note, the Public Administration sector, while accounting for only the 5th largest GRP by sector, places as the 3rd highest in earnings breakdown for the County for the total employed population and naturally negative Tax Revenue.

How does Erie compare to its Peers?

About this Data

Analysis performed by Data Center on data from Emsi, 2019. Variable definitions included in the infographic