Workforce & Employment

Marshall County Labor Force in 2015  
 Number 
  Rank in State* 
 % of State 
Indiana
Total Resident Labor Force
 24,078 29
0.7%
  3,265,761 
Employed  23,080 29
 0.7%  3,109,217
Unemployed  998 33
 0.6%
 156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate
4.1
67
 85.4% 4.8
October 2016 Unemployment Rate            
3.3
78
84.1%
3.9
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
        *Out of 92 counties. 
  
 
 
Regional Labor Force - October 2016 Labor Force
Employed Unemployed  Unemployment Rate
Last Month's Rate
Last Year's Rate
Marshall County
24,443
22,638
805
3.3
3.5
3.7
LaPorte County
48,549
46,156
2,393
4.9
5.5
5.4
St. Joseph County
133,949
128,375
5,574
4.2
4.5
4.3
Elkhart County
104,314
100,934
3,380
3.2
3.6
3.5
Starke County
11,035
10,545
490
4.4
4.9
4.9
Kosciusko County
41,252
39,904
1,348
3.3
3.6
3.7
Pulaski County
6,310
6,074
236
3.7
4.1
3.9
Fulton County
9,729
9,332
397
4.1
4.4
4.1
Region Totals
379,581
363,958
14,623
3.9
4.3
4.2
Indiana Totals
3,334,449
3,205,615
128,834
3.9
4.2
4.3
Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)
 
 
 
Marshall County - Annual Industry Distribution of Jobs
and Avg. Wage in 2015 (NAICS)              
 Establishments 
Jobs Pct Dist.
in County
Annual Average Wage
Per Job
 
 
Rank in State
 
Total
1,023
19,436 100.0% $35,659 56
Agri., forestry, hunting 18
 0 0
0
43
Mining 1  0 0
 0 30
Construction 96
497
2.6% $41,256 50
Manufacturing 128 7,057
36.3% $42,723 70
Wholesale trade 68
447 2.3% $50,249 29
Retail trade 163 2,013
10.4% $25,870 18
Transportation, warehousing 49
81
0.4% $48,400 22
Utilities 4
 0  0  0 50
Information 14
155 0.8% $25,678 67
Finance and Insurance 57
391
2.0% $55,080 18
Real Estate, rental, leasing 23
82
0.4% $27,232 46
Professional, technical services 59
0
0
0
75
Mgmt. of companies, enterprises 3
0
0
0
46
Administrative, waste services 40
814
4.2% $24,942 48
Educational services 19
2,090
10.8% $33,810
Health care, social assistance 68
1,707 8.8% $35,104 40
Arts, entertainment, recreation 12 150 0.8% $13,485 49
Accommodation and food services 80
1,532 7.9% $13,509 30
Other services, exc. public admin. 93
651
3.3% $28,505 21
Public administration 31 678
3.5% $34,117 48
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
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
2015
24,078
23,808
998
4.1
4.8
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
                                 
 
 
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                             Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics