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Purdue in Jasper County

Jasper County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 1,280
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 78
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 458
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): Lafayette

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 3
  • Employees trained: 1
  • Created/retained jobs: 40
  • Increased/retained sales: $2,500,000
  • New capital investments: $30,000
  • Cost savings: $50,000
  • Nearest TAP office(s): West Lafayette, Westville

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 9,225
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 739

  • Local Extension office: Rensselaer

Research and Innovation

  • Nearest Purdue Research Park(s): Merrillville, West Lafayette
  • Number of companies: 39 (Merrillville) 164 (West Lafayette)
  • Combined employment: 715 (Merrillville) 3,557 (West Lafayette)
  • Average annual salary: $64,950 (Merrillville) $62,739 (West Lafayette)
  • Nearest Purdue Agricultural Park(s): Wanatah

(Data compiled fall 2013)