Economy

Economic Diversity

Economic Diversity

Graphs at a Glance

Hachman Index of Employment Diversity.

Hachman Index of Employment Diversity,
by State, 2007-2014

Employment in Dynamic Clusters, by State

Employment in Dynamic Clusters,
by State, 2009-2014

 

Exports as a Percentage of GDP, by State

Exports as a Percentage of GDP,
by State, 2006-2015

 

Exports per Capita, by State

Export Dollars per Capita,
by State, 2006-2015

 

Exports per Capita, by Virginia Region

Export Dollars per Capita,
by Region, 2006-2015

 

Foreign Direct Investment Employment, by State

Foreign Direct Investment Employment,
by State, 2007-2014

 

Dynamic Tradeable Clusters by Virginia Region
Region Cluster Name Employment Level
Central Distribution and Electronic Commerce 30,139
Marketing, Design, and Publishing 8,064
Construction Products and Services 4,323
Upstream Chemical Products 1,328
Forestry 1,176
Eastern Fishing and Fishing Products 459
Trailers, Motor Homes, and Appliances 438
Hampton Roads Water Transportation 34,849
Hospitality and Tourism 19,715
Metalworking Technology 2,616
Northern Marketing, Design, and Publishing 15,798
Performing Arts 4,094
Southside Distribution and Electronic Commerce 5,338
Plastics 1,604
Forestry 845
Southwest Trailers, Motor Homes, and Appliances 1,320
Automotive 1,124
Food Processing and Manufacturing 987
Oil and Gas Production and Transportation 964
Valley Hospitality and Tourism 5,886
Transportation and Logistics 3.116
West Central Education and Knowledge Creation 14,099
Automotive 4,810
Production Technology and Heavy Machinery 3,956
Plastics 3,841
Construction Products and Services 3,811
Metalworking Technology 1,195
Upstream Metal Manufacturing 1,052
Source: US Census Bureau, County Business Patterns