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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 work66,572
Number of tax filers who work in the county69,993
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county59,657
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county10,336
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Madison County2,18335.0%
Randolph County1,30020.9%
Henry County1,24420.0%
Hamilton County86113.8%
Blackford County64510.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Madison County1,92842.8%
Marion County1,08324.1%
Hamilton County50811.3%
Grant County49611.0%
Henry County48610.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over51,668100.0%
  Travel To Work49,91896.6%
    Car, Truck, or Van45,49688.1%
      Traveled Alone41,32480.0%
      Carpooled4,1728.1%
    Used Public Transportation9761.9%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3,4466.7%
  Worked At Home1,7503.4%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)20.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)32.6 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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