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Businesses located at the Port of Monroe

Major industrial businesses enjoy easy access to water, rail, and highway transportation at the Port of Monroe. Here is a list of the companies located at the Port of Monroe:

  • Barnhart Crane & Rigging Company
  • DTE Energy
  • Gerdau MACSTEEL
  • Michigan Paving and Materials Company
  • Ventower Industries

 

Employers

Monroe County has a long history of manufacturing success. This success is due in large part to the exceptional skill level of the area’s workforce. Top employers are:

County of Monroe Top Employers Company

Company
Employees
DTE Energy 1,250
Meijer, Inc.
1,100
Monroe Public Schools 970
Bedford Public Schools
850
Mercy-Memorial Hospital
800
Monroe County
700
Guardian Industries Corp.
500
Cabela's 500
La-Z-Boy Incorporated
450
Tenneco Automotive
400
Gerdau MACSTEEL
400
MTS Seating
400
Global Engine Mfg. Alliance
330
Wal-Mart 315
Kroger 300
Monroe County Community College
300
Michigan Gas Utilities
300
Jefferson Schools
260
Sisters, Servants IHM
220
City of Monroe
200
Bay Corrugated
200
Ida Public Schools
200
Mason Consolidated Schools
200
Consumers Energy
130
Detroit Stoker
90

Not Seasonally Adjusted

MONROE MSA (Monroe County)
May 2008
June 2008
Month (% Change)
June 2007
Year (% Change)
Civilian Labor Force
78,000 78,700 0.9%
79,200 -0.6%
Total Employment
71,100 72,200 1.5% 74,000 -2.4%
Unemployment
6,900 6,500 -5.8% 5,200 25.0%
Rate (Percent)
8.8 8.3   6.5  
Contact:  Jim Rhein, DLEG Economic Analyst (313) 456-3095

 

 

Occupations
Employed Persons 16 Years and Over, Monroe County, 2000


Male Female Total
  38,677 31,667 70,344
Management, professional, and related occupations:  7,757
9,710 7,467
Management, business, and financial operations occupations: 3,645 2,822 6,467
Management occupations, except farmers and farm managers: 2,573 1,716 4,289
Farmers and farm managers: 192 72 264
Business and financial operations occupations: 880 1,034 1,914
Business operations specialists:
431 474 905
Financial specialists:
449 560 1,009
Professional and related occupations: 4,112 6,888 11,000
Computer and mathematical occupations:
506 250 756
Architecture and engineering occupations: 1,605 120 1,725
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians:
346 58 404
Life, physical, and social science occupations:
99 44 143
Community and social services occupations:
226 467 693
Legal occupations:
132 132 341
Architects, surveyors, cartographers, and engineers:
1,259 62 1,321
Education, training, and library occupations:
642 2,529 3,171
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
396 403 799
Education, training, and library occupations:
642 2,529 3,171
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
396 403 799
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations: 506 2,866 3,372
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations:
379 1,819 2,198
Health technologists and technicians:
127 1,047 1,174
Service occupations: 3,477 6,316 9,793
Healthcare support occupations:
116 1,268 1,384
Protective service occupations: 911 189 1,100
Fire fighting, prevention, and law enforcement workers, including supervisors:
523 71 506
Other protective service workers, including supervisors:
388 118 506
Food preparation and serving related occupations:
893 2,374 3,267
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations:
1,282 936 2,218
Personal care and service occupations:
275 1,549 4,834
Sales and office occupations: 4,834 11,786 2,969
Sales and related occupations:
3,904 3,904 6,873
Office and administrative support occupations:
1,865 7,882 9,747
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations: 141 141 426
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 307 307 9,060
Construction and extraction occupations: 4,710 136 4,319
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers:
517 26 543
Construction trades workers:
4,183 136 4,319
Extraction workers:
10 0 10
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations:
4,043 4,188 8,232
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 13,571 13,407 16,978
Production occupations:
8,340 2,104 10,444
Transportation and material moving occupations: 5,231 1,303 6,534
Supervisors, transportation and material moving workers:
145 56 201
Aircraft and traffic control occupations:
89  27 116
Motor vehicle operators:
2,364 466 2,830
Rail, water and other transportation occupations:
188 53 241
Material moving workers:
2,445 701 3,146
Source:  Census of Population, U.S. Bureau of the Census