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Fountain 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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work11,266
Number of tax filers who work in the county9,249
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county7,881
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,368
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Warren County49444.4%
Illinois22119.9%
Vermillion County16114.5%
Montgomery County14412.9%
Tippecanoe County928.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Tippecanoe County90831.1%
Montgomery County81627.9%
Illinois72124.7%
Warren County34111.7%
Out of State1364.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over7,157100.0%
  Travel To Work6,91896.7%
    Car, Truck, or Van6,59392.1%
      Traveled Alone5,90582.5%
      Carpooled6889.6%
    Used Public Transportation380.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2874.0%
  Worked At Home2393.3%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.4 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)21.2 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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