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Boone 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 work43,498
Number of tax filers who work in the county35,389
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county26,744
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county8,645
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marion County2,74540.6%
Hamilton County1,53622.7%
Hendricks County1,19217.6%
Clinton County92713.7%
Montgomery County3645.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marion County11,12372.1%
Hamilton County2,45115.9%
Hendricks County8335.4%
Tippecanoe County6974.5%
Out of State3182.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over29,936100.0%
  Travel To Work28,51695.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van27,87293.1%
      Traveled Alone25,76386.1%
      Carpooled2,1097.0%
    Used Public Transportation480.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5962.0%
  Worked At Home1,4204.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)24.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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