Owen County

Owen County offers peaceful small town, country living with easy access to nearby cities like Bloomington and Terre Haute for additional cultural and entertainment options. But don’t be mistaken — Owen County boasts amenities of its own, including a bustling historic downtown Main Street in Gosport and an up-and-coming courthouse square in Spencer with coffee and shops, the county’s first microbrewery, and the restored 1920s Tivoli Theatre

Your Indiana Adventure Awaits

We offer adventure in all seasons! Come visit and learn why we are Sweet Owen County.
We offer adventure in all seasons! Come visit and learn why we are Sweet Owen County.

By The Numbers


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20,835
total population
$49,543
median income

Population Breakdown


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Partner Employers

Career Pathways in Owen County

Data Science

Help solve complex problems using sophisticated computers and machine learning.
Median Salary:$118,370
Desired Skillsmathematical mind, creative thinker, strong analytical skills
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Production

Create plans to meet customer demand for popular products.
Median Salary:$46,634
Desired Skillsphysically fit, love of technology, technically accurate
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Supply Chain

Oversee activities including purchasing, transportation, inventory, and warehousing.
Median Salary:$74,600
Desired Skillsstrong people skills, organized, critical thinker
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The Perfect Place to Put Down Roots

$117,600
median home cost

Invested in Your Success

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Owen County Chamber of Commerce

Owen County Chamber of Commerce

Learn about our thriving businesses and community partnerships.
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Our Story

Our Story

Get connected to Owen County and the Indiana Uplands region
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Discover Owen County

Discover Owen County

Adventure in all seasons. Shop, dine, and explore- see what all the things Owen County has to offer.
What's Happening
Explore Careers in the Region

Explore Careers in the Region

In the Uplands, we specialize in advanced manufacturing, life sciences, and national security industries.
Employment Opportunities

Cataract Falls

Indiana's largest waterfall by volume, Cataract Falls was named the state's best waterfall by Travel and Leisure in 2023.

Medical Device Expertise

Owen County is home to a robust medical device industry with Boston Scientific and Cook Urological as the two largest employers.

McCormick's Creek State Park

Indiana's first State Park, McCormick's Creek, attracts an estimated one million visitors each year with over ten miles of hiking trails, limestone canyon, flowing creeks, and scenic waterfalls.

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Joe Goldman
(812) 829-5027
157 South Washington Street
Spencer, IN 47460-1751
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