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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 2015)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Fort Wayne MSA $19.63 $40,840
Indiana $20.23 $42,070
U.S. $23.23 $48,320

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

Median Wage (May 2015)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Fort Wayne MSA $15.73 $32,720
Indiana $15.82 $32,910
U.S. $17.40 $36,200

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

Unemployment Rate (October 2016)

Geography
Region 3 3.5
Indiana 3.9
U.S. 4.7

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

Nonfarm Employment (October 2016)

Geography
Fort Wayne MSA 225,600
Indiana 3,111,500
U.S. 145,920,000

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 3 $28,669.0
Indiana $261,092.0
U.S. $14,683,147.0

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Population as of July 1, 2015

Geography
Region 3 765,050
Indiana 6,619,680
U.S. 321,418,820

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Top 10 Occupations by Growth (2012 - 2022 Long-Term Projections)

  1. Biomedical Engineers
  2. Occ. and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
  3. Physician Assistants
  4. Brickmasons and Blockmasons
  5. Personal Financial Advisors
  6. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  7. Physical Therapists
  8. Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
  9. Construction Managers
  10. Actuaries

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

Major Employers (based on number of employees)

  1. Parkview Regional Medical Ctr
  2. Parkview Hospital Randallia
  3. Parkview Corporate Offices
  4. GM Fort Wayne Assembly Plant
  5. Lutheran Hospital
  6. Lincoln Financial Advisors
  7. Uniroyal-goodrich Tire Mfg
  8. Exelis
  9. Lincoln Retirement Svc Co
  10. GE Motors

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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