Workforce & Employment

Marshall County Labor Force in 2016  
 Number 
  Rank in State* 
 % of State 
Indiana
Total Resident Labor Force
 24,337 29
0.7%
  3,236,893 
Employed  23,421 29
 0.7%  3,179,806
Unemployed  916 33
 0.6%
 147,087
Annual Unemployment Rate
3.8
74
 86.4% 4.4
April 2017 Unemployment Rate            
2.3
70
84.1%
3.9
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
        *Out of 92 counties. 
  
 
 
Regional Labor Force - April 2017 Labor Force
Employed Unemployed  Unemployment Rate
Last Month's Rate
Last Year's Rate
Marshall County
24,348
23,794
554
2.3
3.3
3.8
LaPorte County
46,804
45,103
1,701
3.6
5.3
6.0
St. Joseph County
133,136
129,501
3,635
2.7
4.0
4.4
Elkhart County
109,507
107,392
2,115
1.9
2.8
3.5
Starke County
10,598
10,250
348
3.3
5.1
5.4
Kosciusko County
41,136
40,311
825
2.0
3.0
3.8
Pulaski County
6,204
6,024
180
2.9
4.1
4.8
Fulton County
9,604
9,308
296
3.1
4.0
4.9
Region Totals
381,337
371,583
9,754
2.7
4.0
4.6
Indiana Totals
3,314,986
3,225,280
89,706
2.7
3.9
4.5
Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)
 
 
 
Marshall County - Annual Industry Distribution of Jobs
and Avg. Wage in 2016 (NAICS)              
 Establishments 
Jobs Pct Dist.
in County
Annual Average Wage
Per Job
 
 
Rank in State
 
Total
1,029
19,556 100.0% $36,854 49
Agri., forestry, hunting 19
 0 0
0
44
Mining 1  0 0
 0 31
Construction 94
537
2.7% $42,937 53
Manufacturing 132 7,326
37.5% $44,735 66
Wholesale trade 68
0
0
0
67
Retail trade 161 2,057
10.5% $25,842 19
Transportation, warehousing 50
88
0.4% $44,137 39
Utilities 4
 0  0  0 49
Information 14
156 0.8% $26,141 68
Finance and Insurance 60
388
2.0% $51,900 29
Real Estate, rental, leasing 24
93
0.5% $27,658 49
Professional, technical services 57
270
1.4%
$37,372
59
Mgmt. of companies, enterprises 4
54
0.3%
$26,165
44
Administrative, waste services 41
701
3.6% $26,178 46
Educational services 19
2,095
10.7% $34,057 21
Health care, social assistance 68
1,750 8.9% $35,009 39
Arts, entertainment, recreation 12 158 0.8% $14,131 48
Accommodation and food services 77
1,380 7.1% $13,596 36
Other services, exc. public admin. 96
682
3.5% $34,744 8
Public administration 31 680
3.3% $33,55 51
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
 0 = 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
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 23,476 20,823
2,653
11.3 10.4
2011 23,453 21,231
2,222 9.5
9.1
2012
22,963
21,074
1,889
8.2
8.3
2013
23,114
21,402
1,712
7.4
7.7
2014  
23,722
22,426
1,296
5.5
6.0
201524,04123,0401,001
4.24.8
2016
24,337
23,421
916
3.8
4.4
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
                                 
 
 
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                             Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics