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.
Source: 2015 U.S. Census Bureau data retrieved from OnTheMap (2018).
|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|
|LIVEWATCH SECURITY INC||350||ST. MARYS|
|PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION||169||MANHATTAN|
|POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (USD 320)||WAMEGO|
|POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (USD 321)||150||ST. MARYS|
|POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT (USD 323)||135||WESTMORELAND|
|WESTAR ENERGY, INC||275||EMMETT|
|THE ONYX COLLECTION, INC||BELVUE|