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EGR 11 includes Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties.

Economic Growth Region 11 Analysis

EGR 11 has a strong history of being a manufacturing powerhouse and is currently home to plastics and aluminum product manufacturers.

The region hosts the annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival, a street fair held west of downtown Evansville, which greets up to 100,000 attendees per day. Game scenes from A League of Their Own were filmed at historic Bosse Field in Evansville and League Stadium in Huntingburg. The region is also home to Indiana’s oldest restaurant, The Log Inn (once noted to be a stagecoach stop). And if you’re traveling on U.S. 41 just north of Vincennes, look for the famous “Big Peach” in front of the produce market near Bruceville. It’s 20 feet tall and stands next to a Washington Monument replica.

In addition to manufacturing, key industries that make up EGR 11’s robust economy include utilities, health care and financial services. Post-secondary institutions, which prepare the emerging workforce, include the University of Evansville, University of Southern Indiana, Stone Family Center for Health Services (a partnership with IU Medical Center), Oakland City University, Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University. The region’s major employers include Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Deaconess Health System, Berry Global Group, and Alcoa.

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434,462 Population (EGR 11)
3.0 Unemployment Rate (EGR 11)
$25.2 billion Personal Income (EGR 11)
$25.22 Average Wage (Evansville MSA)
$20.16 Median Wage (Evansville MSA)
159,900 Nonfarm Employment (Evansville MSA)
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Top 10 Occupation Groups by Growth
(2021-2031 long-term projections)

  1. Legal occupations
  2. Personal care and service occupations
  3. Computer and mathematical occupations
  4. Healthcare support occupations
  5. Community and social services occupations
  6. Food preparation and serving related occupations
  7. Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
  8. Business and financial operations occupations
  9. Life, physical, and social science occupations
  10. Education, training, and library occupations

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

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Top 10 Industry Sectors
(Based on 2023 annual average employment)

  1. Manufacturing
  2. Health Care and Social Services
  3. Retail Trade
  4. Accommodation and Food Services
  5. Educational Services
  6. Construction
  7. Transportation & Warehousing
  8. Admin, Support, Waste Management
  9. Public Administration
  10. Professional, Scientific, Technical

Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

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Major Employers (Based on number of employees)

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EGR 11

  • Toyota Motor Mfg. Indiana
  • Deaconess Health System
  • Aerotek at Toyota Motor Mfg.
  • Ace & Sons Fence Co.
  • Berry Global Group Inc.
  • Ascension St. Vincent Evansville
  • Alcoa Warrick Operations
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • OFS Brands
  • TJ Maxx Distribution Center

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Note: The list of regional employers on this page was updated October 2023 to include local insights.

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
University of Southern Indiana Four-year Evansville
Good Samaritan Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Two-Year Vincennes
Ivy Tech - Southwest Two-year Evansville
Vincennes University Two-year Vincennes
Oakland City College Independent Oakland City
Saint Meinrad School of Theology Independent Saint Meinrad
University of Evansville Independent Evansville

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education


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Largest Cities and Towns in Economic Growth Region 11

Name Population in 2022 Percent of region County
Evansville                   115,749 26.7% Vanderburgh
Jasper                     16,757 3.9% Dubois
Vincennes                     16,484 3.8% Knox
Princeton                        8,367 1.9% Gibson
Tell City                        7,447 1.7% Perry
Boonville                        6,676 1.5% Warrick
Huntingburg                        6,490 1.5% Dubois
Mount Vernon                        6,383 1.5% Posey
Chandler                        3,781 0.9% Warrick
Newburgh                        3,402 0.8% Warrick

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annnual population estimates

Barge on the Ohio River by Evansville, Indiana
Barge on the Ohio River, Evansville, Indiana

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Labor Force Projections

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