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Gibson 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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work22,652
Number of tax filers who work in the county26,792
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,641
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county8,151
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County2,53040.7%
Illinois1,41822.8%
Warrick County1,09717.6%
Pike County64710.4%
Out of State5288.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County2,58375.9%
Warrick County2908.5%
Knox County2387.0%
Posey County1574.6%
Out of State1354.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over15,984100.0%
  Travel To Work15,61397.7%
    Car, Truck, or Van15,00493.9%
      Traveled Alone13,92287.1%
      Carpooled1,0826.8%
    Used Public Transportation270.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5823.6%
  Worked At Home3712.3%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)21.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)36.3 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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