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Indiana County has Highest Job Growth in the Nation

July 2nd, 2013 Comments off

Elkhart County in northern Ind. topped the nation for job growth in 2012 with a rate of 7.4 percent from Dec. 2011 to Dec. 2012, as compared to a national rate of 1.9 percent, according to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The county, and neighboring LaGrange County, are the hubs of recreational vehicle production, the sister industry of manufactured housing (MH), turning out 83 percent of the nation’s RV’s. Manufacturing employment grew 11.6 percent in the county last year, adding 5,479 jobs, rvbusiness states. As MHProNews knows, the area is also home to several MH builders as well as component suppliers to the factory-built home industry.

(Photo credit: Wikipedia–manufactured home chassis)