Take an in-depth look at the growth and outlook for Southwest Michigan. We’ve outlined the progress, areas of opportunities and challenges pertaining to the region’s economy, population, employment and more. These publications have been created for you by the Kinexus data team.

2017 Hot Jobs in Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren Counties (Spring 2017)
Kinexus Economic Vitality Report (Spring 2016)
Cost of Living, Southwest Michigan & Surrounding Areas (Fall 2014)

State of the Workforce: Quality of Life (Spring 2014)
Cost of Living, Southwest Michigan & Surrounding Areas (Spring 2014)
Tourism Report (Spring 2014)
Agribusiness, Viticulture Report (Fall 2013)

State of the Workforce: Demographics (Fall 2013)
State of the Workforce: Industry (Fall 2013)
Cost of Living, Southwest Michigan & Surrounding Areas (Fall 2013)
Tri-County Commuter Traffic Patterns (Summer 2013)

Manufacturing, Benefits and Wage Report (Spring 2013)
Occupational Overview Report (Spring 2013)
Industry Overview Report (Spring 2013)
State of the Workforce: Education (Winter 2013)

State of the Workforce: Occupation (Winter 2013)
Cass County Labor Market Information (Summer 2012)

Partner Publications:

United Way Michigan A.L.I.C.E. Study of Financial Hardships (2017)
The City of Benton Harbor Consolidated Master Plan (2016-2020)
Cass County: A 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness (2006-2016)
Housing Target Market Analysis for Berrien County (Summer 2016)
Housing Target Market Analysis for Cass County (Summer 2016)
Housing Target Market Analysis for Van Buren County (Summer 2016)
Housing Target Market Analysis Regional Workbook (Summer 2016)
Village of Paw Paw Master Plan (2010)
Berrien County Transit Study (2009)

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We have a number of resources available to assist you, and many additional reports can be compiled and made available to you. Consultations with our Data Analyst are always free and welcome. Contact our data team at Data@Kinexus.org