Population, Labor Force & Industry

The following table presents data that shows the percentage of the employed labor force and in which Port Isabel industries.
The emphasis on tourism in this community is evident by the fact that 18.4% of those employed worked in accommodation or food services.

2009- 2010 ESTIMATED EMPLOYED LABOR FORCE BY INDUSTRY
IndustryEmployment by Industry% Employed by Industry
Accommodation & Food Services41718.40%
Retail Trade26811.83%
Other Services (except public administration)1807.94%
Educational Services27912.31%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting 2079.14%
Transportation & Warehousing1034.55%
Real Estate, Rental & Leasing974.28%
Administrative Support & Waste Management Services893.93%
Construction1165.12%
Healthcare & Social Assistance5312.34%
Manufacturing944.15%
Wholesale Trade683.00%
Finance & Insurance632.78%
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation622.74%
Utilities441.94%
Public Administration351.54%
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services341.50%
Information572.51%
Total2266100%