Center for Economic Development
This report has four primary objectives. First, survey industrial activity in the city of Cleveland using employment and payroll data for the period from 1993 to 2000; report on key findings related to industry sectors and industries at the two-digit standard industrial classification (SIC) code level; and compare the city of Cleveland to suburban Cuyahoga County and the remainder of the Cleveland primary metropolitan statistical area (PMSA). Second, identify those industries in Cleveland that reported substantial employment levels, average annual wages, employment growth, and wage growth during the study period (high performing industries). Third, discuss the status of previously identified regional industry clusters in the city. Finally, provide some observations regarding the overall state of industry in Cleveland.
Sadowski, Robert and Austrian, Ziona, "Industrial Activity in Cleveland" (2002). Urban Publications. 0 1 2 3 264.