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Purdue in Newton County

Newton County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 357
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 31
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 134
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): Lafayette

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 2
  • Nearest TAP office: West Lafayette, Westville

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 1,798
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 418

  • Local Extension office(s): Morocco

P-12 Partnerships

  • Student teaching placements: South Newton

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)