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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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work5,706
Number of tax filers who work in the county4,508
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county3,711
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county797
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Tippecanoe County25245.7%
Warren County12322.3%
Newton County6712.1%
Illinois5510.0%
Out of State5510.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Tippecanoe County1,38878.5%
Newton County1387.8%
Jasper County1327.5%
Out of State593.3%
White County512.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over3,982100.0%
  Travel To Work3,74594.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van3,57189.7%
      Traveled Alone3,10678.0%
      Carpooled46511.7%
    Used Public Transportation230.6%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1513.8%
  Worked At Home2376.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)26.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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