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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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work15,993
Number of tax filers who work in the county11,136
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,591
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,545
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ripley County40841.5%
Ohio (State)17317.6%
Dearborn County15015.3%
Fayette County14715.0%
Decatur County10410.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)2,14343.0%
Ripley County1,64533.0%
Decatur County60912.2%
Dearborn County2945.9%
Out of State2905.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over10,851100.0%
  Travel To Work10,42396.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van10,19794.0%
      Traveled Alone9,46687.2%
      Carpooled7316.7%
    Used Public Transportation120.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2142.0%
  Worked At Home4283.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)31.2 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)28.3 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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