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Factory towns

The top five metro areas with more than 500,000 non-farm jobs, ranked by share of manufacturing employment, in 2009: San Jose, Calif. -- 18.20 percent Milwaukee -- 14.21 percent Rochester, N.Y. -- 12.46 percent Cleveland, Ohio -- 11.81 percent Wa...

The top five metro areas with more than 500,000 non-farm jobs, ranked by share of manufacturing employment, in 2009:

  • San Jose, Calif. -- 18.20 percent
  • Milwaukee -- 14.21 percent
  • Rochester, N.Y. -- 12.46 percent
  • Cleveland, Ohio -- 11.81 percent
  • Warren-Troy, Mich. -- 11.30 percent Source: Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

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