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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 - May 2018
Area
Labor Force
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate %
US Total
161,765,000
5,756,000
3.6
State of Indiana
3,406,833
109,270
3.2
Evansville, IN/Henderson, KY Metro Region
164,977
5,087
3.1
Bloomington Metro Region
78,059
2,809
3.7
       
Crawford
4,984
4,799
3.7
Daviess
16,463
426
2.6
Dubois
23,786
559
2.4
Gibson
19,519
504
2.6
Knox
18,698
578
3.1
Greene
13,696
545
4.0
Lawrence
20,878
772
3.7
Martin
5,256
138
2.6
Orange
8,725
315
3.6
Perry
9,377
315
3.4
Pike
6,555
204
3.1
Posey
13,885
385
2.8
Spencer
11,685
336
2.9
Sullivan
8,735
372
4.3
Vanderburgh
95,532
2,895
3.0
Warrick
33,302
947
2.8
Pike County Regional Counties TOTAL
307,436
12,954
2.9

 

     
Kentuky Counties adjacent to Pike County Area
Daviess
48,038
1,852
3.9
Hancock
4,111
157
3.8
Henderson
22,258
860
3.9
Kentucky Totals
74,407
2,869
3.9
 
Illinois Counties Adjacent to Pike County Area
Crawford
8,854
394
4.4
Gallatin
2,524
118
4.7
Lawrence
6,021
273
4.5
Wabash
5,653
202
3.6
White
6,768
238
3.5
Total Illinois Counties
29,820
1,225
4.1

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

Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce - May, 2018

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