Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Quick Stats: EGR 3

Economic Growth Region 3 includes Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Grant, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells and Whitley counties.

Average Wage (May 2016)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Fort Wayne MSA $20.31 $42,252
Indiana $20.63 $42,907
U.S. $23.86 $49,630

Source: OES from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Median Wage (May 2016)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Fort Wayne MSA $16.21 $33,712
Indiana $16.23 $33,751
U.S. $17.81 $37,040

Source: OES from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Unemployment Rate (August 2017)

Geography
Region 3 3.8
Indiana 4.0
U.S. 4.5

Note: Data are not seasonally adjusted
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Nonfarm Employment (August 2017)

Geography
Fort Wayne MSA 223,500
Indiana 3,131,100
U.S. 146,540,000

Note: Data are not seasonally adjusted
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Personal Income,  2015 (in millions)

Geography
Region 3 $29,947.0
Indiana $276,730.0
U.S. $15,547,661.0

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Population as of July 1, 2016

Geography
Region 3 765,743
Indiana 6,633,053
U.S. 323,127,513

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Top 10 Occupations by Growth (2014 - 2024 Long-Term Projections)

  1. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
  2. Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners/li>
  3. Healthcare Support Occupations
  4. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
  5. Food and Beverage Serving Workers
  6. Sales and Related Occupations
  7. Office and Administrative Support Occupations
  8. Construction and Extraction Occupations
  9. Production Occupations
  10. Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Major Employers (based on number of employees)

  1. Parkview Hospital Randallia
  2. Parkview Health
  3. Parkview Regional Medical Ctr
  4. GM Fort Wayne Assembly Plant
  5. Lutheran Hospital
  6. Uniroyal-Goodrich Tire Mfg
  7. Harris Corp
  8. Lincoln Financial Advisors
  9. Indiana University Purdue Univ
  10. BF Goodrich Tire Mfg

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Four-year Fort Wayne
Ivy Tech - Northeast Two-year Fort Wayne
Concordia Theological Seminary Independent Fort Wayne
Huntington University Independent Huntington
Indiana Institute of Technology Independent Fort Wayne
Indiana Wesleyan University Independent Marion
Manchester University Independent North Manchester
Taylor University Independent Upland
Trine University Independent Angola
University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne Independent Fort Wayne

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2013