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
Industry
Employment by Industry
% Employed by Industry

Accommodation & Food Services

417

18.40%

Retail Trade
268
11.83%

Other Services (except public administration)

180
7.94%
Educational Services
279
12.31%
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting
207

9.14%

Transportation & Warehousing
103
4.55%
Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
97
4.28%
Administrative Support & Waste Management Services
89
3.93%
Construction
116
5.12%

Healthcare & Social Assistance

53
12.34%

Manufacturing

94
4.15%
Wholesale Trade
68
3.00%
Finance & Insurance
63
2.78%
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
62
2.74%
Utilities
44
1.94%
Public Administration
35
1.54%
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
34
1.50%
Information
57
2.51%
Total
2266
100%

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