Workforce & Employment

 
Marshall County Labor Force in 2014  
 Number 
  Rank in State* 
 % of State 
Indiana
Total Resident Labor Force
 23,669 29
0.7%
  3,230,540 
Employed  22,346 29
 0.7%  3,035,581
Unemployed  1,323 31
 0.7%
 194,959
Annual Unemployment Rate
5.6
51
 93.3% 6.0
July 2015 Unemployment Rate            
3.9
76
81.3%
4.8
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
        *Out of 92 counties. 
  
 
 
Regional Labor Force - July 2015 Labor Force
Employed Unemployed  Unemployment Rate
Last Month's Rate
Last Year's Rate
Marshall County
24,736
23,762
974
3.9
4.0
5.2
LaPorte County
49,470
46,591
2,879
5.8
5.7
7.2
St. Joseph County
129,259
122,724
6,535
5.1
5.1
6.8
Elkhart County
106,430
102,312
4,118
3.9
3.9
5.3
Starke County
10,547
9,938
609
5.8
5.7
6.8
Kosciusko County
41,630
39,995
1,635
3.9
4.0
5.0
Pulaski County
6,509
6,229
280
4.3
4.1
5.1
Fulton County
10,023
9,566
457
4.6
4.4
6.1
Region Totals
378,604
361,117
17,487
4.6
4.6
6.1
Indiana Totals
3,304,331
3,146,590
157,741
4.8
4.8
6.1
Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)
 
 
 
Marshall County - Annual Industry Distribution of Jobs
and Avg. Wage in 2013 (NAICS)              
 Establishments 
Jobs Pct Dist.
in County
5 Year Change in Jobs (2009-2013)
Annual Average Wage
Per Job
5 Year Change in Wage Per Job (2009-2013)
Total Covered Employment and Wages 1,046 18,601 100.0%
7.77%
$34,263 9.3%
Private 984
16,492 88.7% 11.77%
$34,396 9.4%
Agri., forestry, hunting 18
D   NA
  NA
Mining 1 D D NA
D NA
Construction 98
496
2.7% -12.68%
$36,941 5.9%
Manufacturing 122 6,251
33.6% 19.57%
$41,822 8.0%
Wholesale trade 74
476 2.6% -2.06%
$49,221 17.3%
Retail trade 168 2,012
10.8% 5.67%
$23,032 12.7%
Transportation, warehousing 47
80
0.4% -66.00%
$47,346 26.9%
Utilities 2
D D NA
D NA
Information 17
184 1.0% -8.55%
$26,944 -15.5%
Finance and Insurance 52
544
2.9% -4.39%
$52,067 9.9%
Real Estate, rental, leasing 24
68
0.4% -9.33%
$25,769 33.1%
Professional, technical services 61
315
1.7%
12.50%
$34,500
13.2%
Mgmt. of companies, enterprises 3
40
0.2%
NA
$28,028
NA
Administrative, waste services 43
871
4.7% 146.74%
$25,023 0.5%
Educational services 21
2,005 10.8% -0.62%
$34,539 12.3%
Health care, social assistance 70
1,531 8.2% -6.70%
$32,791 5.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation 13 157 0.8% 0.64%
$11,537 -17.4%
Accommodation and food services 79
1,397 7.5% -0.36%
$13,349 9.8%
Other services, exc. public admin. 103 644
3.5% 38.46%
$29,811 27.5%
Public administration 32 692
3.7% -15.80%
$32,124 8.3%
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
 D = Not shown to avoid disclosure of confidential information.
 Note: Average wage may not match published numbers due to rounding.

 
 
 
Marshall County - Average Annual Labor Force Estimates
 
Labor 
   Force    
  Employed 
  Unemployed 
  County  
Rate
 State 
Rate
2004 
22,377 21,209 1,168 5.2 5.4
2005 22,737 21,543 1,194
5.3
5.5
2006 23,038 21,800 1,238 5.4 5.0
2007 22,795 21,693 1,102 4.8
4.6
2008 23,183 21,490 1,693
7.3
5.9
2009 22,539 19,497
3,042
13.5
10.3
2010 23,700 21,047
2,653
11.2 10.4
2011 23,626 21,395
2,231 9.4
9.1
2012
23,020
21,117
1,903
8.3
8.3
2013
23,161
21,429
1,732
7.5
7.7
2014  
23,669
22,346
1,323
5.6
6.0
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
                                 
 
 
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                             Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics