Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Quick Stats: EGR 8

Economic Growth Region 8 includes Brown, Daviess, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange and Owen counties.

Average Wage (May 2016)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Bloomington MSA $20.59 $42,833
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
Bloomington MSA $15.85 $32,960
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 8 4.5
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
Bloomington MSA 73,700
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 8 $11,556.0
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 8 321,452
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. Education, Training, and Library Occupations
  2. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
  3. Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
  4. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
  5. Food and Beverage Serving Workers
  6. Personal Care and Service Occupations
  7. Sales and Related Occupations
  8. Office and Administrative Support Occupations
  9. Construction and Extraction 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. Indiana University-Bloomington
  2. US Naval Weapons Support Ctr
  3. IU Health Bloomington Hosp
  4. Cook Group Inc
  5. West Baden Springs Hotel
  6. French Lick Resort
  7. Daviess Community Hospital
  8. Boston Scientific Corp
  9. GE Appliances
  10. Crane Army Ammunition Activity

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
Indiana University Bloomington Four-year Bloomington
Ivy Tech - Bloomington Two-year Bloomington

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2013