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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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work51,284
Number of tax filers who work in the county42,223
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county32,210
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county10,013
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County4,67350.4%
Harrison County2,38125.7%
Kentucky1,03611.2%
Washington County93010.0%
Scott County2572.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky9,96353.9%
Clark County6,11233.1%
Out of State1,0865.9%
Harrison County6813.7%
Jefferson County6293.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over36,261100.0%
  Travel To Work35,12696.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van34,20594.3%
      Traveled Alone30,86985.1%
      Carpooled3,3369.2%
    Used Public Transportation3641.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5571.5%
  Worked At Home1,1353.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.4 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)34.5 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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