Workforce Data

Evansville, located in Indiana's great southwest, is the hub city for a 26 county tri-state region, representing parts of Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois with a population of 730,000+ within a one hour drive. A highly skilled, knowledgeable workforce with hands-on Midwest mentality is what you'll be delighted to find here.

 Vanderburgh County Community Profile  | City of Evansville Community Profile 

Labor Force Estimates: January 2017
Area Labor Force Employed Unemployed Rate
Evansville, IN  MSA 159,210 152,066 7,144 4.5%
Evansville, IN Region 224,494 214,915 9,579 4.3%

Vanderburgh County, IN 

94,936 88,922 3,943 4.3%
Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development | Hoosiers by the Numbers (4/10/2017)
Evansville, IN Region: Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties in Indiana ONLY. *Nearby counties in KY and IL are not included in "regional" stats.

The diagram below illustrates the number of workers 16 years of age or older commuting from nearby counties into Vanderburgh County, Indiana for work. Located in Southwest Indiana, Evansville pulls labor from a tri-state region. 

Evansville Indiana labor force, workforce Evansville region