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Jasper 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 work21,894
Number of tax filers who work in the county19,791
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county16,689
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,102
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Newton County91343.0%
Porter County35516.7%
White County33815.9%
Lake County29513.9%
Pulaski County22110.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Lake County2,31453.1%
Porter County98822.7%
Illinois45210.4%
Newton County3157.2%
Tippecanoe County2856.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over14,889100.0%
  Travel To Work14,43196.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van13,92993.6%
      Traveled Alone12,70085.3%
      Carpooled1,2298.3%
    Used Public Transportation730.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other4292.9%
  Worked At Home4583.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)27.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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