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Daviess 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 work20,665
Number of tax filers who work in the county20,166
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,019
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county2,147
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Martin County47532.4%
Knox County45230.8%
Greene County22815.5%
Pike County21514.7%
Dubois County976.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Martin County61130.7%
Dubois County52626.4%
Knox County51225.7%
Gibson County1939.7%
Pike County1487.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over14,009100.0%
  Travel To Work13,68397.7%
    Car, Truck, or Van12,84491.7%
      Traveled Alone10,68076.2%
      Carpooled2,16415.4%
    Used Public Transportation380.3%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other8015.7%
  Worked At Home3262.3%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)47.0 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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