Employment / Agriculture

Occupations


Industry Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
Civilian employed population 16 years and over 18,968 +/-461 18,968 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 448 +/-101 2.4% +/-0.5
Construction 1,320 +/-177 7.0% +/-0.9
Manufacturing 3,363 +/-274 17.7% +/-1.4
Wholesale trade 594 +/-157 3.1% +/-0.8
Retail trade 2,287 +/-248 12.1% +/-1.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 815 +/-164 4.3% +/-0.9
Information 269 +/-104 1.4% +/-0.6
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 1,268 +/-187 6.7% +/-1.0
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 1,141 +/-188 6.0% +/-1.0
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 4,634 +/-350 24.4% +/-1.6
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 1,379 +/-261 7.3% +/-1.3
Other services, except public administration 1,037 +/-191 5.5% +/-1.0
Public administration 413 +/-108 2.2% +/-0.6

Largest Employers


Largest Private Employers Products/Services
American Buildings Co. FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS
Apostolic Christian Home - The Aged HEALTH SERVICES
Hallmark Marketing Corporation FURNITURE AND FIXTURES
Heritage Manor HEALTH SERVICES
J.I. Case Company INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL MACHINERY
Maple Lawn Health Center Inc. HEALTH SERVICES
Parsons Company Inc. FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS
Snyder Village Health Center HEALTH SERVICES
Trustees Eureka College EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Versa Press Inc. PRINTING AND PUBLISHING

Mode of Transportation to Work


  • Drove a car alone: 14,472 (82.9%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,558 (8.9%)
  • Motorcycle: 17 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 479 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 814 (4.7%)
  • Other means: 83 (0.5%)

Agriculture in Woodford County


  • All wheat for grain: 2,280 harvested acres
  • Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
  • Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,711
  • Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.31
  • Average size of farms: 337 acres
  • Average total farm production expenses per farm: $86,761
  • Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $112,976
  • Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $285.57
  • Corn for grain: 138,079 harvested acres
  • Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.30%
  • Land in orchards: 80 acres
  • Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.86%
  • The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.33%
  • Soybeans for beans: 127,886 harvested acres
  • The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.81%
  • Vegetables: 173 harvest acres
Land area is the size, in square units (metric and nonmentric) of all areas designated as land in the Census Bureau's national geographic (TIGER r) database. Woodford County's land area is 527.95 square miles.

Persons per square mile is the average number of inhabitants per square mile of land area. These figures are derived by dividing the total number of residents by the number of square miles of land area in the specified geographic area. The land area measurement is from the Census 2000. To determine population per square kilometer, multiply the population per square mile by .3861. Woodford County's "persons per square mile" is 67.2.

Economic Development Amenities & Government Services


  • 4 Park Districts
  • 4 Public Library Districts
  • 8 Municipal Police Departments
  • 11 Fire and Ambulance Districts
  • Comprehensive Economic Development Plan
  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
  • E-911
  • Eureka College (Research and Development)
  • Revolving Loan Fund
  • Sheriff's Police
  • Subdivision Ordinance
  • Tax Increment Financing Districts