Our Employers

Pottawatomie County is the fastest growing county in the state, population of 22,691 (2013 Census), with continuing expansion of  the housing market and business sectors. By employer, the two largest industries in the county are Health Care and Educational Services. These two industries account for roughly one third of all jobs in Pottawatomie County.  The below chart shows the percentage of jobs each of the top industries provide to the county.  The data is from the The Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program is part of the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau. The LEHD program produces new, cost effective, public-use information combining federal, state and Census Bureau data on employers and employees under the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership. 
Pottawatomie County Industry Jobs Breakdown 2014
Source: 2014 U.S. Census Bureau data retrieved from OnTheMap (2017).

Top Employers in Pottawatomie County (3rd Quarter, 2016)

Company Number of Employees Location
CATERPILLAR WORK TOOLS, INC 500 WAMEGO
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC 450 ONAGA
CUSTOM WOOD PRODUCTS INC 145 ST. MARYS
DILLONS COMPANIES INC 85 MANHATTAN
GTM SPORTSWEAR 501 MANHATTAN
LIVEWATCH SECURITY INC 350 ST. MARYS
MENARDS 150 MANHATTAN
PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION  169 MANHATTAN
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY 182  
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (USD 320)   WAMEGO
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (USD 321) 150 ST. MARYS
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (USD 323) 135 WESTMORELAND
WALMART 360 MANHATTAN
WESTAR ENERGY, INC 275 EMMETT
THE ONYX COLLECTION, INC   BELVUE
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