Target Industries

 



Manufacturing

The specialty and precision metal manufacturing industry subsectors are growing in the region. Small, high-tech and high-value firms, as well as related engineering and research and development, will thrive in Macon County. 

Macon County manufacturing average cluster wages are more than 20% lower than state and national averages! Esri, 2017

Macon County has one of the highest concentrations in Missouri of these industries and their employees! (Concentration Quotient >2 %)

Steel Wire Drawing (NAICS 331222)
Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing (NAICS 332312)
Plate Work Manufacturing (NAICS 332313)
Ornamental and Architectural Metal Work Manufacturing (NAICS 332323)
Precision Turned Product Manufacturing (NAICS 332721)
Industrial and Commercial Fan and Blower and Air Purification Equipment Manufacturing (NAICS 333413)
Travel Trailer and Camper Manufacturing (NAICS 336214)
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing (NAICS 336390)

 

 

 

Agri-Business

The surrounding area has a well-developed agriculture industry. Due to transportation assets in the immediate region, Macon County has a competitive advantage to be able to easily distribute these products to a national market. 

Macon County has one of the highest Concentrations in Missouri of these industries and their employees! (concentration Quotient >2%)

Animal Production and Aquaculture (NAICS 112000)
Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders (NAICS 115115)
Support Activities for Animal Production (NAICS 115210)

Esri, 2017

 

Wages in Macon County are highly Competitive for these industry sectors: 

Industry Wage Comparison Greater Region Average Cluster Wage (Annual) Missouri Average Cluster Wage (Annual) U.S. Average Cluster Wage (Annual)
Dog and Cat Food Manufacturing (NAICS 311111) $47,636 $93,977 $64,951
Other Animal Food Manufacturing (NAICS 311119) $48,690 $53,077 $56,436
Meat Processed from Carcasses (NAICS 311612) $44,058 $47,270 $44,571

 

 

 

Warehousing

Exploring opportunities for warehousing and distribution of goods from local manufacturing will allow Macon County to support the existing manufacturing base, as well as capitalize on the expansion of US 36 to a four-lane highway.

Macon County has one of the highest concentrations in Missouri of these industries and their employees! (Concentration Quotient >2%)

Rail Transportation (NAICS 482110)
Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance (NAICS 484230)
Motor Vehicle Towing (NAICS 488410)
Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage (NAICS 493120)

Esri, 2017

 

TARGETED INDUSTRIES

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