LIFE IN GREENE COUNTY
The independent spirit, love of the land, and humble hardworking nature that characterized the first settlers who established the thriving small towns nestled throughout Greene County’s sprawling countryside is still alive today.
Unemployment (as of April 2021): 4.2%
Cost of Living: 26.2% lower than the U.S. average
Median Income: $43,470
Agriculture, healthcare and manufacturing are leading industries employing a majority of the workforce in Greene County. With its strategic location along I-69, more than 1,100 scientists, engineers, and munitions technicians who support Naval Support Activity Crane call Greene County home.
Outdoor recreation is the heart and soul of the county. Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area is one of the state's most popular sites for outdoor enthusiasts and attracts around 12,000 wildlife watchers each year. From Shakamak State Park and Greene-Sullivan State Forest, which feature thousands of acres of wooded rolling hills and lakes, to the Sculpture Trail with three miles of primitive hiking paths and over 60 large-scale sculptures by artists from around the world—there is no shortage of scenic views.
Greene County is the fourth largest county in Indiana, and its size and sprawling landscapes are only surpassed by the incredible commitment of its residents to enhance the communities they call home. Residents have access to terrific schools, a low cost-of-living, and quick connectivity to big-city amenities all around. Located between two major urban areas in southern Indiana, Greene County is an ideal place to call home.