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Exhibit 5

Most Competitive Industries in South Texas, 2007

Construction

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
16 23819 Other building exterior contractors 63 387 821 1,272
37 23712 Oil and gas pipeline construction 68 86 387 542
42 23713 Power and communication system construction 34 25 409 469

Manufacturing

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
27 31621 Footwear manufacturing 18 (58) 873 834
44 33531 Electrical equipment manufacturing 52 (108) 504 447
50 33999 All other miscellaneous manufacturing 43 (63) 379 359

Trade, Transportation and Utilities

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
3 48412 General freight trucking, long-distance 920 461 2,788 4,170
6 45211 Department stores 621 (1,071) 4,295 3,845
13 44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 520 (619) 1,672 1,572
15 44814 Family clothing stores 262 400 717 1,379
17 44411 Home centers 154 302 807 1,262
22 48411 General freight trucking, local 232 99 765 1,096
26 48819 Other support activities for air transport. 114 209 558 881
28 44611 Pharmacies and drug stores 204 (59) 628 773
29 44111 New car dealers 492 (617) 859 734
33 44131 Automotive parts and accessories stores 244 (210) 573 607
34 44511 Supermarkets and other grocery stores 1,207 (1,251) 647 603
36 45299 All other general merchandise stores 140 (30) 464 575
40 48422 Other specialized trucking, local 110 8 363 481
41 48833 Navigational services to shipping 5 (5) 476 477
43 42433 Women’s and children’s clothing merchant wholesalers 16 10 427 452
46 42383 Industrial machinery merchant wholesalers 145 (141) 401 405
47 44619 Other health and personal care stores 47 (31) 362 379
49 44811 Men’s clothing stores 17 (8) 359 369

Information

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
20 51721 Wireless telecommunications carriers 84 5 1,047 1,136
45 51511 Radio broadcasting 35 (13) 384 407

Financial Activities

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
7 52211 Commercial banking 643 (182) 2,485 2,947

Professional and Business Services

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
12 56132 Temporary help services 593 704 524 1,821
21 54161 Management consulting services 208 330 588 1,126
24 54121 Accounting and bookkeeping services 368 35 591 994
35 56133 Professional employer organizations 20 (44) 613 589

Education and Health Services

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
1 62161 Home health care services 3,051 9,593 2,674 15,319
4 62412 Services for the elderly and disabled 440 2,047 1,517 4,005
9 62111 Offices of physicians 1,094 179 984 2,258
10 62211 General medical and surgical hospitals 1,695 (227) 583 2,051
14 62331 Community care facilities for the elderly 107 173 1,123 1,403
18 62441 Child day care services 882 (485) 839 1,235
23 62311 Nursing care facilities 548 (472) 1,002 1,078
25 62134 Offices of specialty therapists 130 341 519 990
30 62191 Ambulance services 127 165 440 731
32 61151 Technical and trade schools 41 60 580 681
38 62231 Other hospitals 36 53 435 524

Leisure and Hospitality

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
5 72221 Limited-service eating places 2,118 1,490 395 4,004
19 72231 Food service contractors 181 100 856 1,137
39 71131 Promoters with facilities 13 35 461 509

Other Services

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
8 81411 Private households 607 1,641 652 2,899
48 81121 Electronic equipment repair and maintenance 47 (27) 356 376

Government

Rank NAICS Code Description National Growth Effect Industry Mix Effect Competitive Effect Job Change 2002-2007
2 93000 Local government 9,496 (1,786) 4,185 11,895
11 91100 Federal government, civilian, except postal service 1,228 (278) 1,025 1,975
31 91200 Federal government, military 1,015 (1,250) 942 707

Source: Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.

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