Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Quick Stats: EGR 6

Economic Growth Region 6 includes Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Henry, Jay, Randolph, Rush, Union and Wayne counties.

Average Wage (May 2016)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Muncie MSA $19.34 $40,230
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
Muncie MSA $15.20 $31,625
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 (May 2017)

Geography
Region 6 3.2
Indiana 2.8
U.S. 4.1

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

Nonfarm Employment (May 2017)

Geography
Muncie MSA 51,300
Indiana 3,139,500
U.S. 146,748,000

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

Personal Income,  2014 (in millions)

Geography
Region 6 $11,599.0
Indiana $261,092.0
U.S. $14,683,147.0

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Population as of July 1, 2016

Geography
Region 6 336,161
Indiana 6,633,053
U.S. 323,127,513

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Top 10 Occupations by Growth (2012 - 2022 Long-Term Projections)

  1. Brickmasons and Blockmasons
  2. Personal Financial Advisors
  3. Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  4. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  5. Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
  6. Computer Systems Analysts
  7. Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  8. Biomedical Engineers
  9. Occ. and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
  10. Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

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

Major Employers (based on number of employees)

  1. Ball State University
  2. IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital
  3. Borg Warner
  4. Reid @ Home
  5. Henry County Hospital
  6. Draper Inc
  7. Lifeline
  8. Premium Transportation Stffng
  9. FCC Indiana
  10. Richmond State Hospital

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
Ball State University Four-year Muncie
Indiana University East Four-year Richmond
Ivy Tech - East Central Two-year Muncie
Ivy Tech - Richmond Two-year Richmond
Bethany Theological Seminary Independent Richmond
Earlham College Independent Richmond
Harrison College - Muncie Independent Muncie

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2013