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Allen County, IN

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Commuting

In Indiana, most workers commute to a job, either within their home county or beyond. Patterns of commuting are significant in showing the labor supply. The county labor force represents workers who reside in the county no matter where they work.

Commuting Data, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work242,061
Number of tax filers who work in the county254,003
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county228,683
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county25,320
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Whitley County4,09326.3%
Huntington County3,23220.7%
Dekalb County3,03019.4%
Wells County3,00519.3%
Ohio (State)2,22814.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dekalb County2,66234.6%
Whitley County1,60820.9%
Out of State1,34417.5%
Noble County1,15315.0%
Huntington County92812.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over173,295100.0%
  Travel To Work166,28396.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van161,11793.0%
      Traveled Alone146,01784.3%
      Carpooled15,1008.7%
    Used Public Transportation1,4700.8%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3,6962.1%
  Worked At Home7,0124.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)21.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)49.1 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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