DOD contracts in the

Atterbury-Muscatatuck region equal


between FY08–FY18

DOD contracts in the Atterbury-Muscatatuck region equal


between FY08–FY18

A few stats about our Southern Indiana Defense Network region.

#1 Leading Location

Area Development statistically analyzes around 400 MSAs/cities across 21 key economic indicators every year. The combined results identified the top 100 MSAs who are moving in the most upward projection as measured by GMP, job creation, wages and other key economic indicators and whose strengthening economies should be attractive to potential new investment going forward. Learn more.

Other Notable Rankings:

  • #1 U.S. Metro for Advanced Manufacturing Specialization (July/August 2015) Read More
  • #1 U.S. Metro for Exports (July/August 2015) Read More
  • No.1 for Government Efficiency, U.S. News & World Report 2017
  • No. 2 for lowest cost of doing business in the nation, CNBC 2017
  • Top 10 fastest growing Tech communities, Forbes 2017
  • Columbus – 100 Best Communities for Young People (America’s Promise, 2007)

37% of our local workforce is tied to manufacturing.
Learn more about our area workforce.

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