Workforce & Employment

 
Marshall County Labor Force in 2013   
 Number 
  Rank in State* 
 % of State 
Indiana
Total Resident Labor Force
 22,170 30 0.7%
  3,191,866 
Employed  20,449 30  0.7%  2,947,114
Unemployed  1,721 31
 0.7%
 244,752
Annual Unemployment Rate
7.8
35
 101.3% 7.7
March 2015 Unemployment Rate          
5.1
64
86.4%
5.9
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
    *Out of 92 counties. 
  
 
 
Regional Labor Force - March 2015 Labor Force
Employed Unemployed  Unemployment Rate
Last Month's Rate
Last Year's Rate
Marshall County
23,501
22,303
1,198
5.1
5.5
6.5
LaPorte County
47,741
43,981
3,760
7.9
8.6
8.6
St. Joseph County
127,491
119,611
7,880
6.2
6.6
7.1
Elkhart County
102,058
97,473
4,585
4.5
4.8
5.8
Starke County
10,216
9,438
778
7.6
8.2
8.2
Kosciusko County
40,404
38,501
1,903
4.7
5.1
5.0
Pulaski County
6,395
6,069
326
5.1
5.7
5.6
Fulton County
9,922
9,359
563
5.7
6.5
7.1
Region Totals
367,728
346,735
20,993
5.7
6.1
6.7
Indiana Totals
3,213,755
3,025,508
188,247
5.9
6.1
6.2
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
2003 
22,270 21,138 1,132 5.1 5.2
2004 22,360 21,207 1,153 5.2 5.3
2005 22,730 21,559 1,171 5.2 5.4
2006 23,082 21,856 1,226 5.3 5.0
2007 22,955 21,838 1,117 4.9 4.6
2008 23,283 21,598 1,685 7.2 5.8
2009 22,612 19,548 3,064 13.6 10.3
2010 22,414 19,860 2,554 11.4 10.0
2011
22,354
20,201
2,153
9.6
8.8
2012
22,007
20,129
1,878
8.5
8.1
2013  
22,170
20,449
1,721
7.8
7.5
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
                                 
 
 
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                             Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics