#10 PASCAGOULA, MISS. The region benefits greatly from the presence of Ingalls Shipbuilding, employing more workers than any other manufacturer in Mississippi. Ingalls Shipbuilding Program Manager Mike Duthu, left, gives U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., right, a tour of the shipyard. (Photo: AP/Kerry Maloney)
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Top 10 Cities Dependent on Manufacturing

Many manufacturing hubs are in the Upper Midwest. The following ten metro areas have the highest percentage of manufacturing workers.