(Illustration by Idil Gözde)

Facts about the jobs and industries fueling rural counties and their residents

The above chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greene County, Pa.

Compared to other U.S. counties, Greene County has an unusually high number of jobs in mining, quarrying, oil, gas extraction; utilities; and construction.

Employment in Greene County has been declining at a rate of 1.83 percent, from 15,002 employees in 2014 to 14,728 employees in 2015.

 

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