Progress cannot be measured in a vacuum; therefore, 14 comparison communities were identified that have some degree of similarity to Northeast Indiana or the Fort Wayne Combined Statistical Area. These areas are grouped into the Star and Peer Regions, and Northeast Indiana’s status is compared with the Star and Peer averages. To learn more about the Stars and Peers, click here.
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Top Five Regional Growth Measures
The goal of Vision 2020 is to transform the economy of Northeast Indiana. The baseline status of a region’s economy can be determined through the evaluation of the five main economic growth measures shown below: