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Grant 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 work40,011
Number of tax filers who work in the county41,543
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county36,147
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county5,396
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Madison County70626.2%
Blackford County55020.4%
Wabash County53219.8%
Delaware County49618.4%
Miami County40715.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Howard County62129.0%
Delaware County47722.3%
Madison County40318.8%
Huntington County34816.2%
Allen County29313.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over28,823100.0%
  Travel To Work27,37395.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van25,50488.5%
      Traveled Alone23,27680.8%
      Carpooled2,2287.7%
    Used Public Transportation750.3%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1,7946.2%
  Worked At Home1,4505.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)18.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)27.7 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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