Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Quick Stats: EGR 2

Economic Growth Region 2 includes Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joseph counties.

Average Wage (May 2016)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Elkhart-Goshen MSA $19.77 $41,126
South Bend MSA $20.60 $42,841
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
Elkhart-Goshen MSA $16.27 $33,847
South Bend MSA $16.10 $33,481
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 2 3.6
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
Elkhart-Goshen MSA 139,900
South Bend MSA 136,900
Indiana 3,134,200
U.S. 146,541,000

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 2 $23,963.0
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 2 618,709
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. Biomedical Engineers
  2. Brickmasons and Blockmasons
  3. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  4. Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  5. Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
  6. Occ. and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
  7. Computer Systems Analysts
  8. Physician Assistants
  9. Physical Therapists
  10. Construction Managers

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

Major Employers (based on number of employees)

  1. Norfolk Southern
  2. University Of Notre Dame
  3. Zimmer Holdings Inc
  4. Elkhart General Hospital
  5. Always In Stone Monument Co
  6. R R Donnelley
  7. Jayco Inc
  8. Denny Messmore Construction
  9. Henkels & Mc Coy
  10. Biomet Manufacturing Corp

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
Indiana University South Bend Four-year South Bend
Ivy Tech - North Central Two-year South Bend
Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary Independent Elkhart
Ancilla College Independent Donaldson
Bethel College Independent Mishawaka
Goshen College Independent Goshen
Grace College & Theological Seminary Independent Winona Lake
Holy Cross College Independent Notre Dame
Saint Mary's College Independent Notre Dame
University of Notre Dame Independent Notre Dame

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2013