Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Iron foundries (NAICS 331511)
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Wisconsin, Ohio and Alabama accounted for 38% of employment in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
VALUE OF SHIPMENTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 693 621 468 -24.6%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 12,187 10,306 11,760 14.1%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 3,211 2,921 2,459 -15.8%
Total employment 85,429 66,590 51,309 -22.9%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 17,586 16,595 25,129 51.4%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 143 155 229 48.1%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 3.8 3.5 4.8 35.6%
Payroll per employee ($) 37,591 43,868 47,921 9.2%
Employees per establishment 123.3 107.2 109.6 2.2%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 46 36 39 9.0%
Population per establishment 384,545 463,328 643,783 38.9%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices.
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VALUE OF SHIPMENTS PER EMPLOYEE
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