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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
160,466,000
6,286,000
3.9
State of Indiana
3,305,053
112,589
3.4
Evansville Metro Region
160,243
5,094
3.2
Bloomington Metro Region
78,458
2,716
3.5
       
Crawford
4,855
192
4.0
Daviess
15,476
430
2.8
Dubois
22,609
563
2.5
Gibson
18,916
546
2.9
Knox
18,231
623
3.4
Greene
13,347
570
4.3
Lawrence
20,724
825
4.0
Martin
4,968
149
3.0
Orange
8,596
328
3.8
Perry
9,094
360
4.0
Pike
6,373
192
3.0
Posey
13,346
398
3.0
Spencer
10,493
319
3.0
Sullivan
8,548
349
4.1
Vanderburgh
92,938
2,902
3.1
Warrick
31,985
917
2.9
SWIDC + Contiguous Indiana
Counties TOTAL
280,168
9,526
3.2

 

     
Kentuky Counties adjacent to SWIDC Region
Daviess
46,377
1,898
4.1
Hancock
4,000
208
4.4
Henderson
21,974
877
4.0
Kentucky Totals
72,351
2,933
4.1
Illinois Counties Adjacent to SWIDC Region
Crawford
8,221
399
4.9
Gallatin
2,503
123
4.9
Lawrence
5,935
307
5.2
Wabash
5,338
238
4.5
White
6,591
288
4.4
Total Illinois Counties
28,588
1,355
4.7

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

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