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Decatur 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 work17,925
Number of tax filers who work in the county19,961
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county14,900
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county5,061
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ripley County1,09332.6%
Franklin County60918.2%
Rush County58117.4%
Shelby County56516.9%
Marion County50014.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Bartholomew County80834.7%
Ripley County48821.0%
Shelby County45019.3%
Marion County41017.6%
Jennings County1707.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over12,432100.0%
  Travel To Work12,12197.5%
    Car, Truck, or Van11,72294.3%
      Traveled Alone10,76486.6%
      Carpooled9587.7%
    Used Public Transportation750.6%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3242.6%
  Worked At Home3112.5%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)21.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)47.7 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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