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BY THE NUMBERS 2014 Change from 2001 Establishments 1,113 8% 22 +5.1 2,137 9% Employees per Business Self-Employment –Male 73% –Female 27% Diversity (Percentile) –Industry 51 –Occupation 33 Business Establishments, 2014 Business Profile In terms of the numbers of businesses, the economy of San Patricio County appears quite diversified. However, the manufacturing and construction sectors, each of which has relatively few firms but accounts for a disproportionally large shares of production and sales activities. Those sectors have also been growing rapidly. In comparison with Nueces County, this county is much less diversified in terms of industry employment. Sales by Industry ($ mil), 2013 Businesses by Industry, 2014 Review of South Texas Business Conditions san pat ricio COU NTY San Patricio County, part of the Corpus Christi metro area, has more than 1,000 business establishments. The number of businesses has fluctuated over time along with similar patterns in other metro counties. However, in comparison with Nueces County, this county is much less diversified in terms of industry employment. 39 llllllllllll llllllllllll