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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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work20,381
Number of tax filers who work in the county19,803
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county17,728
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county2,075
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Knox County44731.7%
Martin County43731.0%
Pike County21815.5%
Greene County21415.2%
Dubois County946.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Martin County61930.6%
Knox County53726.6%
Dubois County50625.0%
Gibson County20210.0%
Pike County1567.7%
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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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