Business and Industry Indicators

Businesses and Employment by Industry (Skokie Businesses)

Source: ESRI Total Population Forecast, 2017
Industry Businesses (#) Businesses (%) Employees (#) Employees (%)
Agriculture/Mining 35 1.1% 214 0.5%
Construction 188 5.9% 1,201 2.9%
Manufacturing 143 4.5% 4,431 10.7%
Transportation 88 2.8% 1,453 3.5%
Communication 17 0.5% 101 0.2%
Utility 3 0.1% 27 0.1%
Wholesale Trade 129 4.0% 1,642 4.0%
Retail Trade 635 19.9% 10,011 24.2%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate 299 9.3% 2,288 5.5%
Healthcare 344 10.8% 4,838 11.7%
Education 98 3.1% 4,615 11.1%
Services 986 30.8% 9,384 22.7%
Government 45 1.4% 1,082 2.6%
Unclassified 188 5.9% 154 0.4%
Total 3,198 100% 41,440 100%

Largest Private Employers in Skokie - 2017

Source: Village of Skokie Economic Development Department, November, 2017
Company Industry Employees
NorthShore University Health Systems
Hospital/Health Care/Admin Offices
2,410
Federal Mogul
Manufacturer of Auto Parts
1,279
Macy's Inc.
Retailer
910
Georgia Nut Company Food Manufacturer 700
Nordstrom Retailer
618
Generation Brands Lighting Systems Manufacturer
409
Walmart
Retailer 404
Mariano's
Retailer
400
Forsythe Technology
Information Technology Consultant
350
CJE Senior Life Senior Housing / Healthcare 315
Medical Express Ambulance Service Healthcare/Transportation 315
Lifetime Fitness Health Club 289
Jewel-Osco Retailer 220

Largest Public Employers in Skokie - 2017 

Source: Village of Skokie Economic Development Department, November, 2017
Entity Type Employees
Niles Township High School District #219 Public High School District 950
Village of Skokie Municipal Government 498
Cook County 2nd District Courthouse & Support 465
Skokie Park District Park District 432
Skokie School District 68 Elementary School District 286
Chicago Transit Authority Public Transportation Agency 285
State of Illinois State Government Office 229
Skokie School District 69 Elementary School District 191