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Regional Workforce Information for Pike County, Indiana

More and more, economic development trends indicate that regional approaches are far more effective than county economic development alone. Pike County is a member of the Southwest Indiana Development Council (SWIDC).
The Pike County regional area offers a trained conscientious workforce for your new or expanding business. As is the case with most of southwest indiana in general, our regional employees offer value added to their employers in high productivity levels. The annual employee turnover rate is very low as is absenteeism. Following are the labor force figures for the Pike County Region.

Labor Force Estimates - Pike County Region - September 2017
Area
Labor Force
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate %
US Total
160,465,000
6,242,000
3.9
State of Indiana
3,340,423
119,196
3.6
Evansville Metro Region
161,700
5,339
3.3
Bloomington Metro Region
78,803
2,789
3.5
       
Crawford
4,910
192
3.9
Daviess
15,810
436
2.8
Dubois
23,088
600
2.6
Gibson
19,172
581
3.0
Knox
18,548
624
3.4
Greene
13,481
618
4.6
Lawrence
20,675
896
4.3
Martin
5,008
155
3.1
Orange
8,872
351
4.0
Perry
9,204
369
4.0
Pike
6,322
208
3.3
Posey
13,404
396
3.0
Spencer
10,818
333
3.1
Sullivan
8,606
355
4.1
Vanderburgh
93,949
3,089
3.3
Warrick
32,304
993
3.1
SWIDC + Contiguous Indiana
Counties TOTAL
304,171
10,196
3.4

 

     
Kentuky Counties adjacent to SWIDC Region
Daviess
46,863
1,811
3.9
Hancock
4,005
2,624
4.4
Henderson
22,043
382
4.0
Kentucky Totals
72,911
4,817
4.1
Illinois Counties Adjacent to SWIDC Region
Crawford
8,418
418
5.0
Gallatin
2,514
271
4.6
Lawrence
6,014
312
5.2
Wabash
5,435
245
5.4
White
6,579
285
4.3
Total Illinois Counties
30,042
1,531
5.1

Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, September, 2017
Stats America, Illinois Department of Labor September 2017, Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce - September 2017

Pike County is the median center of US population; at the center of your success!