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Industry Employment Dynamics, 2014 Self-Employment As for overall employment, the number of selfemployed in Duval County has been rather steady during the past decade. About one quarter of the self-employed work in construction, the fastest growing sector. Compared to the nation, relatively more of those self-employed are found in the oil and gas industry. Reflecting the industry patterns, most of the major firms in Duval County are in the construction, oil and gas, and health care sectors. Self-Employment Dynamics DUVAL COUNTY Self-Employment Trend llllllllllll llllllllllll Top 10 Businesses Business Name Industry (NAICS) Straight Line Construction Site Preparation Contractors (238910) 150 La Paloma Nursing Center Nursing Care Facilities (623110) 80 La Hacienda Nursing Home Nursing Care Facilities (623110) 69 Home Health Adm. Office Home Health Care Services (621610) 50 Price Drilling Water & Sewer Line Construction (237110) 48 Key Energy Services Oil & Gas Pipeline Construction (237120) 48 Newman Operating Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Extraction (211111) 45 Pike Energy Solutions Electrical Contractors & Other Installation (238210) 35 Baker Petrolite Oil & Gas Field Machinery Manufacturing (333132) 35 Circle K Convenience Stores (445120) 35 Source: EMSI Analyst, 2014 24 Review of South Texas Business Conditions Local Employees