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Hamilton 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 work222,128
Number of tax filers who work in the county187,812
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county152,304
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county35,508
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marion County15,62855.9%
Madison County5,28918.9%
Boone County2,5739.2%
Hancock County2,4648.8%
Hendricks County1,9797.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marion County55,82789.5%
Madison County1,8573.0%
Out of State1,8463.0%
Boone County1,6242.6%
Howard County1,2572.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over161,902100.0%
  Travel To Work149,13392.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van146,43290.4%
      Traveled Alone135,20383.5%
      Carpooled11,2296.9%
    Used Public Transportation2680.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,4331.5%
  Worked At Home12,7697.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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