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Franklin 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 work15,693
Number of tax filers who work in the county10,749
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,283
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,466
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ripley County43546.0%
Fayette County15316.2%
Dearborn County13914.7%
Ohio (State)12112.8%
Decatur County9810.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)2,27344.9%
Ripley County1,63832.4%
Decatur County61112.1%
Dearborn County2875.7%
Out of State2504.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over10,849100.0%
  Travel To Work10,41396.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van10,25794.5%
      Traveled Alone9,64288.9%
      Carpooled6155.7%
    Used Public Transportation140.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1421.3%
  Worked At Home4364.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)30.1 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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