Community Profile & Workforce

Community Profile

Hobart is a family-oriented city of 29,031 located on the eastern boundary of urban Lake County. A grist mill and brickyards are early examples of commerce. Today, the city’s diverse economy is tied to the greater Chicagoland market.

Please view the Hobart Chamber of Commerce website for additional information.

Workforce Information

A high quality workforce is critical to business success. Northwest Indiana has a strong tradition of well-trained labor. The region’s many colleges and universities are also educating the workers of tomorrow.

For additional information about our workforce, please visit the following websites:

Next Level Jobs

Workforce Ready Grants are available to qualifying individuals who are looking to improve jobs skills. Employer Training Grants are available to qualifying employers who hire, train, and retain skilled employees.

For additional information or to apply, please visit

Indiana Tech is now an approved education provider for Workforce Ready Grants:

  1. Economic Development

    Physical Address
    414 Main St.
    Hobart, IN 46342

    Phone: : 219-942-5517