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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 work11,399
Number of tax filers who work in the county9,400
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county8,002
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,398
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Warren County52845.6%
Illinois21318.4%
Vermillion County16414.2%
Montgomery County14812.8%
Tippecanoe County1069.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Tippecanoe County84328.8%
Montgomery County82828.3%
Illinois73225.0%
Warren County35712.2%
Out of State1705.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over7,334100.0%
  Travel To Work7,15097.5%
    Car, Truck, or Van6,73291.8%
      Traveled Alone6,07282.8%
      Carpooled6609.0%
    Used Public Transportation310.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3875.3%
  Worked At Home1842.5%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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