Workforce & Employment

Marshall County Labor Force in 2017  
 Number 
  Rank in State* 
 % of State 
Indiana
Total Resident Labor Force
23,768 29
0.7%
3,320,409
Employed 23,044 29
0.7% 3,203,351
Unemployed 724 32
0.6%
117,058
Annual Unemployment Rate
3.0
70
85.7% 3.5
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
        *Out of 92 counties. 
  
 
 
Regional Labor Force - May 2018 Labor Force
Employed Unemployed  Unemployment Rate
Last Month's Rate
Last Year's Rate
Marshall County
23,809
23,098
711
3.0
2.7
2.7
Elkhart County
118,329
115,514
2,815
2.4
2.0
2.4
Fulton County
10,051
9,749
302
3.0
3.0
3.0
Kosciusko County
42,770
41,667
1,103
2.6
2.2
2.5
La Porte County
48,425
46,516
1,909
3.9
3.9
3.9
Pulaski County
6,632
6,433
199
3.0
2.9
2.9
Saint Joseph County
137,914
133,374
4,540
3.3
3.0
3.2
Starke County
10,668
10,262
406
3.8
3.9
3.7
Region
398,598
386,613
11,985
3.1
3.0
3.0
Indiana
3,406,833
3,297,563
109,270
3.2
2.9
3.2
Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)
 
 
 
Marshall County - Annual Industry Distribution of Jobs and Avg. Wage in 2017 (NAICS)              
 Establishments 
Jobs Pct Dist.
in County
Annual Average Wage
Per Job
 
 
Rank in State
 
Total
1,027
19,004 100.0% $37,687 54
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting 19
0 0.0%
$0
45
Mining 1 0 0.0%
$0 31
Utilities
4
0
0.0% $0 49
Construction
95
554
2.9% $43,701 54
Manufacturing
131
6,864
36.1%
$45,621
69
Wholesale Trade
65
0
0.0% $0 70
Retail Trade
158
2,013
10.6% $25,813 27
Transportation & Warehousing
50
448
2.4% $48,257 19
Information 15
152
0.8% $25,126 72
Finance & Insurance 63
383
2.0% $55,000 26
Real Estate, Rental & Leasing 22
90
0.5% $28,801 47
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 62
276
1.5%
$40,661
52
Mgmt. of Companies & Enterprises 4
58
0.3%
$29,157
44
Admin. & Support, Waste Mgt., & Rem. Services
41
675
3.6% $30,042 32
Educational Services 19
2,124
11.2% $35,466 14
Health Care & Social Services
70
1,781 9.4% $35,088 41
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 12 175 0.9% $14,003 58
Accommodation & food services 77
1,374 7.2% $14,184 35
Other Services (except Public Administration)
92
618
3.3% $36,756 7
Public Administration 29
663
3.5% $33,683 46
Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
 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
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
23,096
21,386
1,710
7.4
7.7
2014  
23,704
22,407
1,297
5.5
6.0
201524,00923,0061,003
4.24.8
2016
24,312
23,402
910
3.7
4.4
2017
23,768
23,044
7243.0
3.5
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
                                 
 
 
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                             Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics