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Purdue in Starke County

Starke County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 710
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 24
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 220
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): South Bend

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 5
  • Created/retained jobs: 1
  • Increased/retained sales: $15,000
  • New capital investments: $10,000
  • Nearest TAP office(s): Westville

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 4,238
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 572

  • Local Extension office: Knox

P-12 Partnerships

  • Student teaching placements: North-Judson - San Pierre

Research and Innovation

  • Nearest Purdue Research Park(s): Merrillville
  • Number of companies: 39
  • Combined employment: 715
  • Average annual salary: $64,950
  • Nearest Purdue Agricultural Park(s): Wanatah

(Data compiled fall 2013)