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Fayette 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 work14,399
Number of tax filers who work in the county12,786
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county11,478
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,308
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Wayne County36740.1%
Franklin County20922.8%
Union County16017.5%
Rush County12313.4%
Henry County576.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Wayne County76340.3%
Rush County38320.2%
Decatur County31216.5%
Shelby County26714.1%
Ohio (State)1698.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over9,377100.0%
  Travel To Work9,09196.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van8,68792.6%
      Traveled Alone7,81083.3%
      Carpooled8779.4%
    Used Public Transportation460.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3583.8%
  Worked At Home2863.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)38.7 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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