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Industry Diversification

Industry Diversification

Measures the percent of employment of the top 5 industry sectors within Arapahoe County.

A diverse economy is less likely to become overly dependent on any one industry which ensures more long-term stability.

In 2017, the top 5 industry sectors comprised 50.60% of Arapahoe County’s workforce. This demonstrates the diversification of industries within Arapahoe County.

The top five industries in Arapahoe County are as follows:

  1. Health Care and Social Assistance (13.83% of total)
  2. Professional and Technical Services (10.89% of total)
  3. Retail Trade (9.98% of total)
  4. Finance and Insurance (8.03% of total)
  5. Administrative and Waste Services (7.49% of total)

The total share of the top five industries was 50.2%. This percentage remains the same from 2019 to 2020. Accommodation and Food Services fell out of the top five in 2020. 

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