Job growth in Elkhart County

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

Elkhart County is leading the nation in job growth.

And no, that is not a typo.

One of the areas hit hardest by the recession, Elkhart County is finally getting some good news.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that Elkhart County increased employment 7.5 percent from December 2011 to December 2012.

That is the biggest increase among large counties in the entire nation.

Elkhart County also gained 5,400 jobs during 2012 with manufacturing creating the most.

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