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SWIDC Counties - Labor Force Estimates

Counties include: Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer and contiguous counties

For County specific Labor information, industry clusters and other market specific information, visit the indiviudal member sites linked above or Hoosiers by the Numbers.

Labor Force Estimates - SWIDC and Contiguous Counties - August, 2018
Area
Labor Force
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate %
US Total
161,909,000
6,370,000
3.9
State of Indiana
3,409,605
127,488
3.7
Evansville, IN/Henderson, KY Metro Region
165,085
5,804
3.5
Bloomington Metro Region
75,167
3,350
4.5
       
Crawford
4,977
210
4.2
Daviess
16,264
514
3.2
Dubois
23,755
677
2.8
Gibson
19,632
607
3.1
Knox
18,628
694
3.7
Greene
13,517
656
4.9
Lawrence
20,724
848
4.1
Martin
5,262
156
3.0
Orange
8,498
343
4.0
Perry
9,395
388
4.1
Pike
6,458
239
3.7
Posey
13,749
442
3.2
Spencer
11,506
430
3.7
Sullivan
8,707
453
5.2
Vanderburgh
95,976
3,494
3.6
Warrick
33,294
1,089
3.0
SWIDC Region + Contiguous Indiana
Counties TOTAL
310,342
11,240
3.62

 

     
Kentuky Counties adjacent to SWIDC Region
Daviess
47,793
1,798
3.8
Hancock
4,102
157
3.8
Henderson
22,066
779
3.5
Kentucky Totals
73,661
2,734
3.7
       
Illinois Counties Adjacent to SWIDC Region
Crawford
8,665
466
5.4
Gallatin
2,406
151
6.3
Lawrence
5,991
352
5.9
Wabash
5,634
270
4.8
White
6,587
276
4.2
Total Illinois Counties
29,283
1,515
5.1

Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, August 2018
Stats America, Illinois Department of Labor - August 2018
Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce - August 2018