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Benton 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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work5,827
Number of tax filers who work in the county4,699
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county3,882
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county817
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Tippecanoe County26744.1%
Warren County11819.5%
Out of State9515.7%
Illinois6811.2%
Newton County589.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Tippecanoe County1,33077.2%
Newton County1599.2%
Jasper County1207.0%
Warren County593.4%
White County543.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over4,042100.0%
  Travel To Work3,80294.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van3,58988.8%
      Traveled Alone3,15178.0%
      Carpooled43810.8%
    Used Public Transportation230.6%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1904.7%
  Worked At Home2405.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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