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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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work29,930
Number of tax filers who work in the county24,879
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county22,347
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county2,532
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Delaware County48626.0%
Wayne County43823.4%
Madison County37019.8%
Hancock County33017.7%
Rush County24513.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marion County1,61627.2%
Madison County1,30521.9%
Hancock County1,27521.4%
Delaware County1,24420.9%
Wayne County5128.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over19,777100.0%
  Travel To Work19,00296.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van18,52693.7%
      Traveled Alone16,87885.3%
      Carpooled1,6488.3%
    Used Public Transportation340.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other4422.2%
  Worked At Home7753.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)26.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)56.6 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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