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Manufacturing Employment in Missouri over the Past Decade


The manufacturing sector is the fifth largest employer in the United States and the third largest in Missouri (after health care and retail trade).┬áThis month, our partners at the Missouri Spatial Data Information Service (MSDIS) examine how manufacturing employment has changed in Missouri counties between 2011 and 2021 using County Business Patterns data from MCDC and the U.S. Census Bureau.┬áThese maps show us how important manufacturing is (and isn’t) in certain counties in Missouri.

Missouri Census Data Center frequently works with MSDIS on mapping and data projects. MSDIS is a spatial data retrieval and archival system offering many mapping resources, primarily focused on the state of Missouri.