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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Top 10 Occupation Groups by Growth
(2021-2031 long-term projections)
- Legal occupations
- Personal care and service occupations
- Computer and mathematical occupations
- Healthcare support occupations
- Community and social services occupations
- Food preparation and serving related occupations
- Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
- Business and financial operations occupations
- Life, physical, and social science occupations
- Education, training, and library occupations
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Top 10 Industry Sectors
(Based on 2022 annual average employment)
- Health Care and Social Services
- Retail Trade
- Accommodation and Food Services
- Educational Services
- Transportation & Warehousing
- Admin, Support, Waste Management
- Wholesale Trade
- Public Administration
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Major Employers (Based on number of employees)
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- 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.
Major Educational Institutions
|University of Southern Indiana
|Good Samaritan Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
|Ivy Tech - Southwest
|Oakland City College
|Saint Meinrad School of Theology
|University of Evansville
Source: Indiana Commission for Higher Education
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Largest Cities and Towns in Economic Growth Region 11
|Population in 2022
|Percent of region
Source: U.S. Census Bureau annnual population estimates
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