Discover a community of hard-working Americans
The Batesville labor force includes over 4,000 individuals, engaging in everything from healthcare to manufacturing. The spirit of entrepreneurship is particularly strong in Batesville, with small businesses making up the majority of our employers. At the same time, our residents are also employed at some of the largest employers in the country, making for a qualified workforce with a diverse set of skills.
In the Six-County Area, our labor pool is 96,565. This number swells to 1.2 million within a 50-mile radius and 3.3 million within the State of Indiana. We’ve found ways to provide gainful employment for our residents, attract and retain significant businesses, and improve the diversity of our municipal tax base.
Economic Growth Region 9 (EGR 9) is situated between the Ohio state border and the beautiful Ohio River and is home to some of the most pristine natural areas in the state. This 10-county coalition within Southeast Indiana with a common goal: to attract talent and establish the region as a place where people want to live, work, and grow. Working together as a team, EGR 9 aims to build pride and empowerment among Southeastern residents, attract talented people to our area, and diversify our population. Visit EGR9.