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Floyd 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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work50,855
Number of tax filers who work in the county41,703
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county31,834
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county9,869
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County4,65550.7%
Harrison County2,37325.8%
Kentucky1,03711.3%
Washington County8899.7%
Crawford County2312.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky10,00454.4%
Clark County6,00232.7%
Out of State9745.3%
Jefferson County7274.0%
Harrison County6713.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over37,203100.0%
  Travel To Work35,76296.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van34,92393.9%
      Traveled Alone32,03586.1%
      Carpooled2,8887.8%
    Used Public Transportation3240.9%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5151.4%
  Worked At Home1,4413.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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