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De Kalb 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 work28,511
Number of tax filers who work in the county29,013
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county22,756
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county6,257
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Allen County2,58746.1%
Steuben County1,18821.2%
Noble County1,02518.3%
Ohio (State)63511.3%
Lagrange County1733.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Allen County2,87355.0%
Noble County1,21923.3%
Steuben County81915.7%
Out of State1563.0%
Ohio (State)1553.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over19,992100.0%
  Travel To Work19,50597.6%
    Car, Truck, or Van18,95794.8%
      Traveled Alone17,39287.0%
      Carpooled1,5657.8%
    Used Public Transportation220.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5262.6%
  Worked At Home4872.4%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)21.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)11.4 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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