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Clay 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 work17,189
Number of tax filers who work in the county14,472
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county12,627
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,845
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County55142.4%
Putnam County24819.1%
Parke County21016.2%
Owen County17813.7%
Greene County1138.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County2,53765.2%
Putnam County81921.0%
Marion County2927.5%
Greene County1483.8%
Sullivan County952.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over11,599100.0%
  Travel To Work11,29497.4%
    Car, Truck, or Van10,93894.3%
      Traveled Alone9,53782.2%
      Carpooled1,40112.1%
    Used Public Transportation190.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3372.9%
  Worked At Home3052.6%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.4 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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