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Quick Stats: EGR 3

Economic Growth Region 3 includes Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Grant, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells and Whitley counties.

Average Wage (May 2013)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Fort Wayne MSA $19.31 $40,160
Indiana $19.61 $40,780
U.S. $22.33 $46,440

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

Median Wage (May 2013)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Fort Wayne MSA $15.52 $32,280
Indiana $15.38 $31,990
U.S. $16.87 $35,080

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

Unemployment Rate (September 2014)

Region 3 4.7
Indiana 5.1
U.S. 5.7

Note: Data are not seasonally adjusted
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Nonfarm Employment (September 2014)

Fort Wayne MSA 219,600
Indiana 3,021,100
U.S. 139,752,000

Note: Data are not seasonally adjusted
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Personal Income,  2012 (in millions)

Region 3 $26,785.0
Indiana $249,326.0
U.S. $13,873,161.0

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Population as of July 1, 2013

Region 3 759,242
Indiana 6,570,902
U.S. 316,128,839

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Top 10 Occupations by Growth (2010 - 2020 Long-Term Projections)

  1. Home Health Aides
  2. Registered Nurses
  3. Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  4. Retail Salespersons
  5. Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants
  6. Office Clerks, General
  7. Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
  8. Preschool, Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers
  9. Sales Representatives, Services
  10. Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

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

Major Employers (based on number of employees)

  1. Parkview Hospital-Rehab
  2. Parkview Health
  3. General Motors Co
  4. GM Fort Wayne Assembly Plant
  5. Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
  6. ITT Corp
  7. Lincoln Financial Advisors
  8. Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Mfg
  9. GE Motors
  10. Bf Goodrich Tire Mfg

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Four-year Fort Wayne
Ivy Tech - Northeast Two-year Fort Wayne
Concordia Theological Seminary Independent Fort Wayne
Huntington University Independent Huntington
Indiana Institute of Technology Independent Fort Wayne
Indiana Wesleyan University Independent Marion
Manchester University Independent North Manchester
Taylor University Independent Upland
Trine University Independent Angola
University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne Independent Fort Wayne

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2013