AQUA BOOK 2014 II - Page 42

Industry Employment Dynamics, 2014 Self-Employment Profile The level of self-employment in San Patricio county has been relatively steady. While oil and gas extraction accounts for a relatively large number of those self-employed individuals, increasingly more of them have worked in construction. san patricio COUNTY Reflecting the industry landscape of the county, oil and gas and manufacturing facilities are the majority of top employers in San Patricio. llllllllllll llllllllllll Self-Employment Trend Self-Employment Dynamics Top 10 Businesses Business Name Industry (NAICS) Kiewit Offshore Services Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing (332312) 2200 Sherwin Alumina Alumina Refining (331311) 800 Gulf Marine Fabricators Boat Dealers (441222) 350 Walmart Department Stores (452111) 300 A & P Supermarket Supermarkets and Other Grocery Stores (445110) 245 Occidental Chemical Corp All Other Basic Chemical Manufacturing (325188) 220 E.I. Dupont Petroleum Refineries (324110) 220 Chili’s Grill & Bar Full-Service Restaurants (722110) 182 Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Other Scientific Consulting Services (541690) 138 Quell Industrial Services All Other Professional, Scientific Services (541990) 129 Source: EMSI Analyst, 2014 40 Review of South Texas Business Conditions Local Employees