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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 - August 2017
Area
Labor Force
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate %
US Total
161,049,000
6,556,000
4.1
State of Indiana
3,355,775
135,466
4.0
Evansville Metro Region
162,231
6,257
3.9
Bloomington Metro Region
75,136
3,486
4.6
       
Crawford
4,977
222
4.5
Daviess
16,125
536
3.3
Dubois
23,719
722
3.0
Gibson
19,356
685
3.5
Knox
18,800
758
4.0
Greene
13,388
699
5.2
Lawrence
20,515
1,088
4.9
Martin
5,135
180
3.5
Orange
8,991
369
4.1
Perry
9,370
424
4.5
Pike
6,470
270
4.2
Posey
13,544
479
3.5
Spencer
11,406
429
3.8
Sullivan
8.773
414
4.7
Vanderburgh
94,292
3,517
3.7
Warrick
32,443
1,184
3.6
SWIDC + Contiguous Indiana
Counties TOTAL
307,304
11,976
3.9

 

     
Kentuky Counties adjacent to SWIDC Region
Daviess
46,923
2,254
4.8
Hancock
4,024
228
5.7
Henderson
21,952
1,077
4.9
Kentucky Totals
72,899
3,559
4.9
Illinois Counties Adjacent to SWIDC Region
Crawford
8,449
462
5.5
Gallatin
2,516
139
5.5
Lawrence
6,014
376
6.3
Wabash
5,456
295
5.4
White
6,557
327
5.0
Total Illinois Counties
28,992
1,599
5.5

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

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