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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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work21,922
Number of tax filers who work in the county19,848
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county16,762
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,086
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Newton County85441.0%
Porter County35817.2%
White County34116.4%
Lake County31215.0%
Pulaski County22010.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Lake County2,38854.6%
Porter County99922.9%
Illinois3939.0%
Newton County3598.2%
Tippecanoe County2315.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over14,857100.0%
  Travel To Work14,42697.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van13,99294.2%
      Traveled Alone12,58084.7%
      Carpooled1,4129.5%
    Used Public Transportation730.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3612.4%
  Worked At Home4312.9%
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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