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Economic Growth Region 3 Analysis

EGR 3 consists of Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Grant, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells and Whitley counties.

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779,402 Population (EGR 3)
1.8 Unemployment Rate (EGR 3)
$37.5 billion Personal Income (EGR 3)
$23.33 Average Wage (Fort Wayne MSA)
$18.73 Median Wage (Fort Wayne MSA)
223,600 Nonfarm Employment (Fort Wayne MSA)
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Alex Corn

Email: DCorn@dwd.in.gov
Phone: (260) 255-5098
Fax: (260) 432-5802

200 E. Main St., Ste. 910
Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

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Top 10 Occupation Clusters by Growth
(2014-2024 long-term projections)

  1. Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
  2. Health diagnosing and treating practitioners
  3. Healthcare support occupations
  4. Food preparation and serving related occupations
  5. Food and beverage serving workers
  6. Sales and related occupations
  7. Office and administrative support occupations
  8. Construction and extraction occupations
  9. Production occupations
  10. Transportation and material moving occupations

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

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Top 10 Industry Sectors
(Based on projections base year employment)

  1. Manufacturing
  2. Health care and social assistance
  3. Retail trade
  4. Accommodation and food services
  5. Educational services
  6. Administrative and waste services
  7. Wholesale trade
  8. Transportation and warehousing
  9. Construction
  10. Finance and insurance

Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development

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Major Employers (Based on number of employees)

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  1. Parkview Hospital Randallia
  2. Parkview Health
  3. Parkview Regional Medical Ctr
  4. GM Fort Wayne Assembly Plant
  5. Lutheran Hospital
  6. Uniroyal-Goodrich Tire Mfg
  7. Harris Corp
  8. Lincoln Financial Advisors
  9. Indiana University Purdue Univ
  10. BF Goodrich Tire Mfg

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Major Educational Institutions

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

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Helpful Regional Tools and Resources


EGR 3 IN Depth Regional Profile

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County Highlights

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Indiana Career Ready INDemand Jobs

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Regional Labor Mix

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Labor Force Projections

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Manufacturing Quick Print Tool

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Regional links

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