Home Health Care Industry Growth in Indiana

Source: Srikant Devaraj, Michael J. Hicks and Rohit Ravula, Ball State University, Center for Business and Economic Research, January 2012

There are around 1.1 million employees working in 25,686 establishments in home health care services industry in the United States as of 2009. When compared to the year 2000, this sector experienced an increase of 40.5 percent in terms of number of jobs and 59.6 percent in establishments. Figure 2 shows the structure of the industry in the United States. In 2009, 36.6 percent of S-corporations in this industry have employed 36 percent of employees, followed by 30.3 percent corporations employing 33.3 percent employees.

This report provides the background economic information about health care and social assistance sector (NAICS 62) in Indiana and its counties, followed by information about ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621) and home health care industry (NAICS 6216). The industry/commodity
balance sheet, wages of health care occupations, and economic impact estimates are also discussed in this report.

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