U.S. metropolitan areas with most employment in construction 2017

This statistic shows the top 20 metropolitan areas with the highest share of employment in the construction industry in the United States in 2017. The percentage employed in construction sector is shown as a percent of total nonfarm employment. In 2017, Baton Rouge in Louisiana was ranked first with 17.3 percent of total nonfarm employees working in the construction industry.

Top 20 metropolitan areas with the highest share of employment in the construction industry in the United States in 2017

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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

Only Metropolitan areas which reported a total nonfarm employees of 250,000 or above were included.

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