AQUA BOOK 2014 II - Page 36

Industry Employment Dynamics, 2014 Self-Employment Profile The level of self-employment has grown at a relatively rapid pace. Most of the self-employed individuals are found in the construction and oil and gas sectors in support of the booming oil and gas drilling activity. McMULLEN COUNTY The McMullen County economy is spurred by growing oil and gas production. The majority of its top 10 businesses are either directly or indirectly in support of oil and gas drilling activity. llllllllllll llllllllllll Self-Employment Trend Self-Employment Dynamics Top 10 Businesses Business Name Industry (NAICS) Enbridge Energy Service. Natural Gas Distribution (221210) 30 Zeo Tech Corp. Other Stone Mining and Quarrying (212319) 20 Wheelers Mercantile Supermarkets and Other Grocery Stores (445110) 12 Girlfriends Full-Service Restaurants (722110) 7 AWP Operating Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Extraction (211111) 6 Joe’s Food Market Supermarkets and Other Grocery Stores (445110) 5 Cattleman Helicopter Service Chartered Freight Air Transportation (481212) 5 Calliham Store Supermarkets and Other Grocery Stores (445110) 4 McMullen Target Site Professional & Management Training (611430) 4 Mesquite Outfitters Sporting and Athletic Goods Manufacturing (339920) 3 Source: EMSI Analyst, 2014 34 Review of South Texas Business Conditions Local Employees