Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Quick Stats: EGR 9

Economic Growth Region 9 includes Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties.

Average Wage (May 2016)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Columbus MSA $20.09 $41,796
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
Columbus MSA $16.49 $34,291
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 9 3.7
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
Columbus MSA 54,700
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 9 $13,358.0
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 9 329,540
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. Management Occupations
  2. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
  3. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
  4. Food and Beverage Serving Workers
  5. Sales and Related Occupations
  6. Production Occupations
  7. Assemblers and Fabricators
  8. Team Assemblers
  9. Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
  10. Material Moving Workers

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

Major Employers (based on number of employees)

  1. Hollywood Casino
  2. Rising Star Casino Resort
  3. Aisin USA Mfg Inc
  4. Belterra Casino & Hotel
  5. Columbus Regional Hospital
  6. Valeo Sylvania LLC
  7. NTN Driveshaft Inc
  8. Batesville Services Inc
  9. Delta Faucet Co
  10. Hillenbrand Inc

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus Four-year Columbus
Ivy Tech - Columbus Two-year Columbus
Ivy Tech - Southeast Two-year Madison
Hanover College Independent Hanover
Harrison College - Columbus Independent Columbus

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2013