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Quick Stats: EGR 8

Economic Growth Region 8 includes Brown, Daviess, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange and Owen counties.

Average Wage (May 2015)

Geography
Hourly Annual
Bloomington MSA $20.02 $41,640
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
Bloomington MSA $15.17 $31,560
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 (August 2016)

Geography
Region 8 5.1
Indiana 4.6
U.S. 5.0

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

Nonfarm Employment (August 2016)

Geography
Bloomington MSA 72,000
Indiana 3,085,900
U.S. 144,424,000

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 8 $11,090.0
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 8 321,227
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. Actuaries
  2. Biomedical Engineers
  3. Personal Financial Advisors
  4. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  5. Physician Assistants
  6. Occ. and Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
  7. Computer Systems Analysts
  8. Brickmasons and Blockmasons
  9. Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  10. Software Developers, Systems Software

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

Major Employers (based on number of employees)

  1. Indiana University Med Ctr
  2. Indiana University Bloomington
  3. US Naval Weapons Support Ctr
  4. US Naval Surface Warfare Ctr
  5. IU Health Bloomington Hospital
  6. Cook Group Inc
  7. West Baden Springs Hotel
  8. French Lick Resort
  9. Daviess Community Hospital
  10. Boston Scientific Corp

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Major Educational Institutions

Name
Type
City
Indiana University Bloomington Four-year Bloomington
Ivy Tech - Bloomington Two-year Bloomington

Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education, 2013