DeKalb County Employment Statistics

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126,752,238 employees

worked in the United States in 2016.

—Census Bureau, County Business Patterns

The County Business Patterns (CBP), released annually by the U.S. Census Bureau, provides detailed economic data on employment, payroll, and business establishments. 

Paid employment statistics consider full- and part-time employees who are on the payroll during the period that includes March 12. These figures include salaried officers and executives of corporations, as well as employees on paid sick leave, holidays, and vacations. Proprietors and partners of unincorporated businesses are not included.

How many employees work in each industry sector in DeKalb County, Tennessee?

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) divides up businesses and other establishments into industry sectors. The chart above shows the number of DeKalb County, Tennessee employees in each major sector. 

While NAICS does include the public sector, note that CBP data excludes most government establishments—with the exceptions of wholesale liquor establishments (NAICS 4248), retail liquor stores (NAICS 44531), federally-chartered savings institutions (NAICS 522120), federally-chartered credit unions (NAICS 522130), and hospitals (NAICS 622).

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