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Opportunity Awaits

From large manufacturing companies to small, locally-owned businesses, opportunities in Southwest Indiana are endless. Our six-county region has an average unemployment rate of about 7.3 percent—lower than the statewide Indiana unemployment rate of 8.4%, Kentucky (8.2%), and the national average (8.1%). Median household income (at about $51,800) in the Southwest Indiana region is well above the statewide average in both Indiana ($46,954) and Kentucky ($41,717) and the national average ($51,371).

A few recent ratings…

#1 in the Midwest and #5 Nationally (Chief Executive Best & Worst States 2020)

#1 Infrastructure (CNBC 2019)

#1 in the Midwest for Entrepreneur Friendliness (SBE Council 2019)

#2 Long-Term Fiscal Stability (U.S. News 2019)

#3 Most Affordable State (U.S. News 2019)

#4 Cost of Doing Business (CNBC 2019)

#5 Business Regulatory Environment (Forbes 2019)