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Industry Employment Dynamics, 2014 Self-Employment The level of self-employment in Live Oak County has been relatively stable within the past 10 years. But with rapid growth in local employment, the share of self-employment in the workforce has declined correspondingly. About one in ten self-employed workers in the county are involved in oil and gas extraction. LIVE OAK COUNTY The majority of key employers in Live Oak County are in the oil and gas industry. Other relatively large local businesses are in construction, health care and retail. llllllllllll llllllllllll Self-Employment Dynamics Self-Employment Trend Top 10 Businesses Business Name Industry (NAICS) Diamond Shamrock Petroleum Refineries (324110) 173 Bottom Line Services Water and Sewer Line Construction (237110) 100 Live Oak Bancshares Corporation Offices of Bank Holding Companies (551111) 74 Live Oak Nursing Center Nursing Care Facilities (623110) 74 Three Rivers Nursing Home Nursing Care Facilities (623110) 36 Paloma Lease Service Support Activities for Oil & Gas Operations (213112) 35 Valero Refinery Petroleum Refineries (324110) 35 Super S Foods Supermarkets and Other Grocery Stores (445110) 30 Sonic Drive-in Limited-Service Restaurants (722211) 30 Pursch Motors Used Car Dealers (441120) 26 Source: EMSI Analyst, 2014 32 Review of South Texas Business Conditions Local Employees