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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 -December 2017
Area
Labor Force
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate %
US Total
159,880,000
6,278,000
3.9
State of Indiana
3,268,341
100,457
3.1
Evansville Metro Region
158,223
4,384
2.8
Bloomington Metro Region
76,690
2,315
3.0
       
Crawford
4,828
201
4.2
Daviess
15,511
384
2.5
Dubois
22,609
489
2.2
Gibson
18,781
473
2.5
Knox
18,135
530
2.9
Greene
13,194
523
4.0
Lawrence
20,432
801
3.9
Martin
4,942
128
2.6
Orange
8,677
312
3.6
Perry
9,042
339
3.7
Pike
6,397
208
3.3
Posey
13,162
323
2.5
Spencer
10,025
315
3.1
Sullivan
8,615
359
4.2
Vanderburgh
91,647
2,499
2.7
Warrick
31,599
846
2.7
Pike Region + Contiguous Indiana
Counties TOTAL
297,596
8,730
2.9

 

     
Kentuky Counties adjacent to Pike County Area
Daviess
46,646
1,689
3.6
Hancock
3,987
170
4.3
Henderson
21,815
716
3.3
Kentucky Totals
72,448
2,575
3.6
Illinois Counties Adjacent to Pike County Area
Crawford
8,286
438
5.3
Gallatin
2,533
139
5.5
Lawrence
5,960
347
5.8
Wabash
5,415
254
4.7
White
6,392
273
4.3
Total Illinois Counties
28,586
1,415
5.1

Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, December 2017
Stats America, Illinois Department of Labor - December 2017

Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce - December 2017

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