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Lawrence County Business Patterns (2001)

Table 1: General Business Statistics
Statistic Figure
Civilian Labor Force 27,000
Employment 25,700
Unemployment 1,300
Unemployment Rate 4.7
All Data as of 2001.
Table 2: Employees by Sector
Sector Number of Employees
Construction 719
Manufacturing 1,663
Transportation and Utilities 446
Wholesale/Retail Trade 3,577
F.I.R.E. (Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate) 258
Services 2,607
Government 3,573
Total 12,987
Table 3: Per-Capita Weekly Earnings by Sector
Sector Weekly Earnings in Dollars
Construction 471.58
Manufacturing 666.90
Transportation and Utilities 619.51
Wholesale/Retail Trade 271.34
F.I.R.E. 425.35
Services 322.32
Government 484.86
All Industries 419.32

Tri-State Business Patterns

Table 4: General Business Statistics
Statistic Figure
Civilian Labor Force 141,000
Employment 132,500
Unemployment 8,500
Unemployment Rate 6.0
All data as of 2000.
Table 5: Employees by Sector
Sector Number of Employees
Mining 1,100
Construction 5,800
Manufacturing 14,400
Transportation and Utilities 7,000
Wholesale/Retail Trade 31,300
F.I.R.E. 5,100
Services 38,700
Government 22,600
Total 126,000
Table 6: Per-Capita Weekly Earnings by Sector
Sector Weekly Earnings in Dollars
Mining No Data
Construction 843.21
Manufacturing 641.27
Transportation and Utilities 645.12
Wholesale/Retail Trade 263.86
F.I.R.E. 416.87
Services 396.87
Government No Data
All Industries 428.57

Leading Employers

Table 7: Leading Employers
Company Address Phone Product Established Employees Union
Leibert 3040 South 9th Ironton, OH 45638 740-547-5103 Industrial Air Conditioning 1967 436 None
McGinnis Inc PO Box 534South Point, OH 45680 740-377-4391 Harbor Service, Boat Repair 1971 250 None
Sunoco PO Box 180 Ironton, OH 45638 740-532-3420 Bisphenol, Phenol Acetone, Aniline 2001 238 None
Dow Chemical 925 Cty.Rd.1A Ironton,OH 45638 740-533-4000 Styrofoam, Ethanfoam, Styron/ABS 1957 103 None
Superior Marine Inc PO Box 514 South Point, OH 45680 740-894-5859 Harbor Service, Barge Repair 1977 100 None
McSweeney’s Mill & Mine Services, Inc. Rte. 1 Solida Rd. South Point OH 45680 740-894-3353 Drill Steel Augers Snow Plow Blades 1987 76 None
Earl Products Rte. 2, Box 121 A Proctorville, OH 45669 740-886-5024 Mine Roof Bolts 1988 61 None
Muth Lumber PO Box 498 Ironton, OH 45638 740-533-0800 Appalachian Hardwoods 1988 46 None
Alpha Welding 1042 Co. Rd. 60 South Point, Ohio 45680 740-377-3400 Fabricating 1983 16 None
Wilson Supply 1912 So. First St. Ironton, Ohio 45638 740-534-6800 Industrial pipe fittings, valves, etc. 1999 16 None
 

Greater Lawrence County Area Chamber of Commerce 216 Collins Avenue South Point, Ohio 45680-0488 Telephone: (740) 377-4550, (800) 408-1334 Fax: (740) 377-2091



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