Hoosiers by the Numbers

Your premier source for labor market information for Indiana.

Map

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 (August 2017)

Geography
Region 6 4.6
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
Muncie MSA 50,700
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 6 $11,835.0
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 6 336,161
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
  3. Healthcare Support Occupations
  4. Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides
  5. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
  6. Food and Beverage Serving Workers
  7. Sales and Related Occupations
  8. Office and Administrative Support 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. Ball State University
  2. IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital
  3. UPMC Jameson Hospital
  4. Draper Inc
  5. Lifeline
  6. Henry Community Health
  7. FCC Indiana
  8. Youth Opportunity Ctr
  9. New Castle Correctional Fclty
  10. Fayette Regional Health System

infogroup This database contains listings of nearly 12 million U.S. employers. Employer information is provided by Infogroup®, Omaha, NE, 800/555-5211. Copyright © 2017. All Rights Reserved.

We are allowed to provide these data as part of a national agreement with state workforce agencies, but the results are limited. For users interested in large lists, please contact InfoUSA to purchase customized lists. For companies who need to have InfoGroup update any of the information presented here, please visit www.expressupdate.com to add or change your business listing.


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