Why Dubois County?

Dubois County is a genuine community where people have careers, live comfortably and enjoy the amenities around them with family and friends at their side. It is more than just a place to live and work, it has various luxuries that allow you to call it home. Our existing businesses are growing, entrepreneurship remains on the rise and we are becoming more connected. The growth our county has seen over the past year is incredible.

The Numbers

  • Population: 42,552
  • Average Age: 40.2
  • Labor Force: 23,391
  • Median Household Income: $57,336
  • Projected Job Growth Over Next 10 Years: +491

 

Quality of Place

Connectivity

Interstates + Highways – Convenient and economical access to a variety of transportation infrastructure: Interstate 64 and Interstate 69.

Railway – Connections to the Norfolk Southern Rail system, including connection to the Ports of New Orleans, Charleston, Savannah, the Great Lakes and all major markets east of the Mississippi River.

Regional Airport – 3 miles south of Huntingburg along US 231. Features a 5,001 ft. paved runway.

High Speed Internet – Fast connections via local providers result in higher productivity.

Miles to Major Cities

Location matters. Dubois County is able to uniquely provide easy access to numerous major markets via state and interstate highways, air, and rail while still maintaining the necessary elbow space required to conduct business at ease. Dubois County is only a day’s drive from half of the U.S. Markets and 80% of the total U.S. population.

Louisville – 70 miles
Indianapolis – 124 miles
Cincinnati – 169 miles
St. Louis – 207 miles
Chicago – 284 miles

  • Manufacturing is the largest industry in Dubois County employing 11,787 workers.
  • Healthcare and Social Assistance is the next largest, employing 3,400 workers.
  • Retail Trade is the third largest employing 3,115 workers.

Top occupations in Dubois County:

  1. Production: 7,564 workers
  2. Office + Admin: 3,818 workers
  3. Sales + Related: 2,648 workers

Employment + Earnings by Industry

Employment Pct Dist. in County Earnings Pct Dist. in County Avg. Earnings per job
Total by place of work 34,917 100.0% $1,734,549 100.0% $49,676
Wage and Salary 29,225 83.7% $1,229,683 70.9% $42,076
Farm Proprietors 617 1.8% $76,215 4.4% $123,525
Nonfarm Proprietors 5,075 14.5% $155,556 9.0% $30,651
Farm 855 2.4% $86,637 5.0% $101,330
Nonfarm 34,062 97.6% $1,647,912 95.0% $48,380
Private 31,729 90.9% $1,536,321 88.6% $48,420
Accommodations, Food Serv. 1,733 5.0% $29,855 1.7% $17,227
Arts, Ent., Recreation 265 0.8% $2,284 0.1% $8,619
Construction 1,349 3.9% $68,317 3.9% $50,643
Health Care, Social Serv. 3,508 10.0% $211,526 12.2% $60,298
Information 258 0.7% $11,179 0.6% $43,329
Manufacturing 11,665 33.4% $648,149 37.4% $55,564
Professional, Tech. Serv. 889 2.5% $36,810 2.1% $41,406
Retail Trade 3,572 10.2% $115,235 6.6% $32,261
Trans., Warehousing 1,269 3.6% $82,619 4.8% $65,106
Wholesale Trade 1,653 4.7% $100,986 11.4% $61,093
Other Private (not above) 5,215 14.9% $196,921 11.4% $37,760
Government 2,333 6.7% $111,591 6.4% $47,832

Available Industrial Properties

Ferdinand: 78 acres of industrial property, less than 1 mile north of Interstate 64.

Huntingburg: 200 acres, shovel ready, adjacent to the Huntingburg Regional Airport; 3 miles north of Interstate 64.

Jasper: 142 acres, shovel ready, adjacent to Highway 231; 15 miles north of Interstate 64 and 22 miles east of Interstate 69.

To view these industrial properties and others in more detail click here.