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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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work17,141
Number of tax filers who work in the county14,454
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county12,766
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,688
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County56546.3%
Putnam County19916.3%
Parke County19315.8%
Owen County15412.6%
Greene County1109.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County2,31262.1%
Putnam County88623.8%
Marion County2476.6%
Greene County1594.3%
Out of State1183.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over12,050100.0%
  Travel To Work11,78097.8%
    Car, Truck, or Van11,43994.9%
      Traveled Alone9,95982.6%
      Carpooled1,48012.3%
    Used Public Transportation30.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3382.8%
  Worked At Home2702.2%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)26.2 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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