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Henry 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 work30,015
Number of tax filers who work in the county24,811
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county22,308
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county2,503
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Delaware County49227.0%
Wayne County46225.4%
Madison County35319.4%
Hancock County26314.4%
Rush County25213.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marion County1,62826.5%
Madison County1,34821.9%
Hancock County1,34621.9%
Delaware County1,31721.4%
Wayne County5168.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over19,513100.0%
  Travel To Work18,80096.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van18,25693.6%
      Traveled Alone16,78186.0%
      Carpooled1,4757.6%
    Used Public Transportation430.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5012.6%
  Worked At Home7133.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)26.7 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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