Overall unemployment rate moved up to 3.2% with the biggest shift in Business Services, which gained 500 roles, based on the most recently available information published in August 2022.

Total employment in the Evansville, IN-KY market rose by 1,092 jobs in June and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 70 bps to 3.2%. The national unemployment rate increased by 46 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Evansville, IN-KY unemployment rate is 64 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 110 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in June versus prior month by 10.1% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Evansville, IN-KY Unemployment June 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.3% . Key sectors include:

  • Transportation & Utilities: 30,900; -100
  • Education & Healthcare: 28,500; +200
  • Manufacturing: 22,300; no change
  • Business Services: 20,400; +500
  • Government: 16,000; -400
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 15,800; +300
  • Construction, Mining: 9,300; -200
  • Other Jobs: 7,000; +100
  • Financial Services: 6,100; no change
  • IT & Development: 1,500; no change
Evansville, IN-KY Unemployment by Industry June 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through June 2022 (Data published August 2022 and reports created on August 3, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.