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Employment by Industry
Labor Statistics
Distribution of Land Uses
Largest Employers


Employment by Industry


Source: IL Dept. of Employment Security, Unemployment Insurance Covered (Private Sector) Employment, March 2010


Type

Number

Construction

1,431

Manufacturing

5,795

Wholesale Trade

3,909

Retail Trade

2,446

Transportation & Warehousing

2,187

Information

648

Finance & Insurance

1,357

Real Estate & Rental & Leasing

1,391

Professional, Scientific & Tech. Svcs.

2,548

Mngt. of Companies & Enterprises

1,639

Admin. & Sup. & Waste Mgmt. & Remed. Svcs.

2,965

Educational Services

390

Health Care & Social Assistance

5,085

Accommodations & Food Services

2,399

Other Services (except Public Admin.)

1,280

Other, not listed

156

Total Des Plaines employment

35,626

 

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Labor Statistics

Source: IL Dept. of Employment Security

(Year 2009)

Des Plaines Labor Force

30,250

Des Plaines Employed

27,207

Des Plaines Unemployed

3,043

Des Plaines Unemployment Rate

10.1%

State Unemployment Rate

10.1%

Cook County Unemployment Rate

10.3%

 

Distribution of Land UsesTop


Total area as of March 2009, based on municipal boundary data


Distribution of land uses

Acres

Total

Residential

3,952.83

43.0%

Manufacturing

1,469.05

16.0%

Wholesale and retail

Combined with Commercial Services

Commercial services

694.63

7.6%

Education and recreation

1,447.09

15.7%

Streets, alleys, and railroads

1,222.04

13.3%

Total developed

8,785.64

95.6%

Vacant land

412.90

4.4%

Total

9,198.54

100.0%


Largest Employers

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Source: 2010 Illinois Manufacturers Directory and 2010 Illinois Services Directory


Principal Employers

Employees

Universal Oil Products

1,900

Holy Family

1,036

Oakton Community College

990

School District 62

760

Juno Lighting

650

Sysco Food Services

650

City of Des Plaines

626

Wheels Inc.

550

Hart Schaffner & Marx

500

Abbott Molecular

500

 



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