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But there's little question that our recession experience has been a painful one. From January January: see month. 2000, total employment losses in Indiana maxed out at about 4 percent of the total at the mid-point of last year, with a slight recovery setting in after that point. Our Midwest Midwest or Middle West, region of the United States centered on the western Great Lakes and the upper-middle Mississippi valley. It is a somewhat imprecise term that has been applied to the northern section of the land between the Appalachians neighbors grew right past us in 2000, with the painful employment declines holding off in Illinois Illinois, river, United States
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Latest Previous Period Period Employment (000) U.S. Jan. 03 130,804.0 130,661.0 Indiana Dec. 02 2,926.7 2,935.2 Manufacturing Employment (000) U.S. Jan. 03 16,441.0 16,457.0 Indiana Dec. 02 615.2 617.3 Non-manufacturing Employment (000) U.S. Jan. 03 114,363.0 114,204.0 Indiana Dec. 02 2,311.5 2,317.9 Unemployment Rates (Percent) U.S. Jan. 03 5.7 6.0 Indiana Dec. 02 4.7 4.7 Bloomington Dec. 02 2.9 2.9 Elkhart/Goshen Dec. 02 4.3 4.3 Evansville Dec. 02 4.3 4.3 Fort Wayne Dec. 02 4.9 4.7 Gary/Hammond Dec. 02 5.5 5.3 Indianapolis Dec. 02 4.4 4.5 Kokomo Dec. 02 5.5 5.2 Lafayette Dec. 02 3.5 3.9 Muncie Dec. 02 4.9 4.5 New Albany Dec. 02 4.2 4.2 South Bend Dec. 02 4.6 4.5 Terre Haute Dec. 02 5.0 5.1 Personal Income ($ Billions) U.S. Jan. 03 9,132.0 9,1079 Indiana IIIQ.02 176.6 174.7 Residential Building Permits Indiana Dec. 02 3,014 2,966 Year Percent Ago Change Employment (000) U.S. 130,871.0 -0.1 Indiana 2,937.6 -0.4 Manufacturing Employment (000) U.S. 16,947.0 -3.0 Indiana 623.2 -1.3 Non-manufacturing Employment (000) U.S. 113,924.0 0.4 Indiana 2,314.4 -0.1 Unemployment Rates (Percent) U.S. 5.6 Indiana 5.1 Bloomington 3.2 Elkhart/Goshen 6.8 Evansville 4.0 Fort Wayne 6.5 Gary/Hammond 6.2 Indianapolis 4.1 Kokomo 5.9 Lafayette 3.6 Muncie 4.6 New Albany 4.7 South Bend 5.3 Terre Haute 5.9 Personal Income ($ Billions) U.S. 8,774.9 4.1 Indiana 170.5 3.6 Residential Building Permits Indiana 2,224 35.5 U.S. employement figures are seasonally adjusted. Principal Source: Ball State University, Bureau of Business Research