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Jackson 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 work29,452
Number of tax filers who work in the county30,397
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county25,168
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county5,229
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Jennings County1,56238.1%
Bartholomew County1,02224.9%
Scott County1,01724.8%
Washington County2766.7%
Lawrence County2205.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Bartholomew County2,42068.5%
Jennings County41611.8%
Scott County3489.8%
Out of State1865.3%
Marion County1644.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over19,900100.0%
  Travel To Work19,52298.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van18,64493.7%
      Traveled Alone16,65683.7%
      Carpooled1,98810.0%
    Used Public Transportation830.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other7954.0%
  Worked At Home3781.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)20.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)16.4 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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