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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 - February 2018
Area
Labor Force
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate %
US Total
161,548,000
6,671,000
4.1
State of Indiana
3,324,570
123,151
3.7
Evansville Metro Region
161,421
5,464
3.4
Bloomington Metro Region
77,293
3,094
4.0
       
Crawford
4,906
266
5.4
Daviess
15,740
477
3.0
Dubois
23,127
606
2.6
Gibson
19,119
558
2.9
Knox
18,628
675
3.6
Greene
13,342
687
5.1
Lawrence
20,085
958
4.6
Martin
5,052
147
2.9
Orange
8,852
406
4.6
Perry
9,135
380
4.2
Pike
6,495
238
3.7
Posey
13,389
392
2.9
Spencer
10,231
401
3.9
Sullivan
8,490
447
5.3
Vanderburgh
93,505
3,115
3.3
Warrick
32,597
1,052
3.2
Pike Region + Contiguous Indiana
Counties TOTAL
302,693
10,805
3.6

 

     
Kentuky Counties adjacent to Pike County Area
Daviess
47,773
2,120
4.4
Hancock
4,100
196
4.8
Henderson
21,025
905
4.1
Kentucky Totals
72,898
3,221
4.4
Illinois Counties Adjacent to Pike County Area
Crawford
8,583
452
5.3
Gallatin
5,814
273
4.7
Lawrence
5,991
326
5.4
Wabash
5,458
223
4.1
White
6,536
257
3.9
Total Illinois Counties
32,382
1,531
4.7

Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, February 2018
Stats America, Illinois Department of Labor - February 2018

Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce - February 2018

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