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Dubois 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 work31,673
Number of tax filers who work in the county36,773
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county29,741
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county7,032
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Spencer County1,59331.4%
Pike County1,27525.1%
Perry County94918.7%
Martin County68113.4%
Crawford County57811.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Spencer County42636.7%
Vanderburgh County21518.5%
Orange County19616.9%
Gibson County18616.0%
Martin County13912.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over21,623100.0%
  Travel To Work20,81596.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van20,28793.8%
      Traveled Alone18,50085.6%
      Carpooled1,7878.3%
    Used Public Transportation560.3%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other4722.2%
  Worked At Home8083.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.2 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)27.5 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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