Ben Franklin

 

Southeastern Pennsylvania Industry and Occupation Cluster Analysis BETA

The information on this page shows 2005 - 2009 establishment data, employee, payroll and other data by county (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia); and industry and occupation cluster analysis for 2007 and 2010 for the five county southeastern Pennsylvania region in comparison to the following areas:

  • Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro
  • Boston-Cambridge-Quincy Metro
  • Pittsburgh Metro
  • Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor Metro
  • Chicago-Naperville-Joliet Metro
  • New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island Metro
Data and information is taken from the U.S. Census Bureau, Innovation in American Regions and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania with further analysis and presentation by the Program Analysis & Development department of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Location Quotient

A location quotient (LQ) of 1.0 means that a region has a concentration equal to the national average. An LQ above 1.0 means that a region has a higher concentration of employment than the national average.

Southeastern Pennsylvania County Data

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2007 and 2010 Data and Charts

  1. The charts listed below are interactive. Click on the " + " and " - symbols to open the charts.
  2. A " + " symbol indicates an LQ above 1 for the SE PA area; a " - " symbol indicates an LQ below 1 for the SE PA area for 2010.
  3. A " ∧ " symbol indicates a movement up from 2007 to 2010 in the LQ in the SE PA area; a " ∨ " indicates indicates a movement down from 2007 to 2010 in the LQ in the SE PA area.
Industry Clusters and Sub Clusters Industry Establishment Charts Industry Employment Charts Industry Wages Charts Notes
1. Advanced Materials + ∨ + ∨ + ∨
2. Agribusiness, Food Processing and Technology - = - ∨ - ∨
3. Apparel and Textiles + ∨ - ∨ - ∨
4. Arts, Entertainment, Recreation and Visitor Industries + ∨ - ∨ - ∨
5. Biomedical/Biotechnical (Life Sciences) + ∨ + ∧ + ∧
6. Business and Financial Services + ∨ + ∨ - ∨
7. Chemicals and Chemical-Based Products + ∧ + ∨ + ∧
8. Defense and Security + ∨ + ∧ - =
9. Education and Knowledge Creation + ∨ + ∧ + ∧
10. Energy (Fossil and Renewable) + ∧ - ∧ - ∧
11. Forest and Wood Products + ∨ - ∨ + ∧
12. Glass and Ceramics + ∨ - ∨ + ∨
13. Information Technology and Telecommunications + ∨ + ∨ - ∨
14. Transportation and Logistics + ∨ - ∨ - ∨
15. Manufacturing Supercluster + ∨ - ∨ - ∨
15-1. Primary Metals + = - ∨ + ∧
15-2. Fabricated Metal Products + ∨ - ∨ - ∧
15-3. Machinery + ∨ - ∨ + ∨
15-4. Computer and Electronic Products + ∨ - ∨ - ∨
15-5. Electrical Equipment, Appliance and Components + ∨ - ∨ + ∧
15-6. Transportation Equipment + ∨ + ∨ - ∧
16. Mining + ∨ - ∨ - ∨
17. Printing and Publishing + ∨ + ∨ - ∨

2009 Data and Charts

Occupation Clusters and Sub Clusters Occupation Employment Charts Notes
1. Agribusiness and Food Technology -
2. Arts, Entertainment, Publishing and Broadcasting +
3. Building, Landscape and Construction Design -
4. Engineering and Related Sciences +
5. Health Care and Medical Science (Aggregate) +
5-1. Health Care and Medical Science (Medical Practitioners and Scientists) +
5-2. Health Care and Medical Science (Medical Technicians) +
5-3. Health Care and Medical Science (Therapy, Counseling, Nursing and Rehabilitation ) +
6. Information Technology +
7. Legal and Financial Services, and Real Estate +
8. Managerial, Sales, Marketing and HR +
9. Mathematics, Statistics, Data and Accounting +
10. Natural Sciences and Environmental Management +
11. Personal Services +
12. Postsecondary Education and Knowledge Creation +
13. Primary/Secondary and Vocational Education, Remediation & Social Services +
14. Public Safety and Domestic Security -
15. Skilled Production Workers: Technicians, Operators, Trades, Installers & Repairers -
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