The proportion of the workforce in a majority of St. Croix River Valley counties was about 12%.
Pierce (15.2%) and Burnett (16.1%) are more dependent on public sector employment.
The difference between 100% and the proportions shown in the graph is the proportion of jobs in the private sector over this time period.
In Wisconsin, employment in the public sector has consistently accounted for slightly more than 12% of all jobs in the state over the 2010 to 2019 period. So, a bit less than 88% of jobs in Wisconsin are in the private sector
Public sector employment is substantially higher in Pierce (UW-River Falls) and Burnett counties.
Public sector employment in Minnesota has declined slightly from just above 12% from 2009 to 2014 to just below that proportion since 2015.
Washington County has consistently had a slightly higher proportion of its workforce in the public sector than in Minnesota as a whole.
Chisago County has gone from having a slightly lower to a slightly higher proportion of its workforce in the public sector over the 2009 to 2019 period.