Manufacturing employment as a percent of total

Manufacturing employment as a percent of total, 1980

  • State average: 17.8 percent
  • Highest county: Wahkiakum at 37.5 percent
  • Lowest county: Whitman at 1.6 percent

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Manufacturing employment as a percent of total, 1990

  • State average: 16.5 percent
  • Highest county: Columbia at 35.3 percent
  • Lowest county: Whitman at 1.4 percent

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Manufacturing employment as a percent of total, 2000

  • State average: 12.7 percent
  • Highest county: Wahkiakum at 33.5 percent
  • Lowest county: Douglas at 1.7 percent

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Manufacturing Employment As a Percent of Total, 2020

  • State average: 8.3%
  • Highest county: Klickitat at 20.6%
  • Lowest county: Okanogan at 2.6%

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Change in Total Manufacturing Employment, 2000-2020

  • State average: 5.3%
  • Highest County: Klickitat at 149.0% (an increase from 624 jobs to 1,550 jobs)
  • Lowest County: Clallam at -29.5% (a decrease from 1,850 jobs to 1,300 jobs)

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Data source:

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E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov

Last updated
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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