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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 work13,458
Number of tax filers who work in the county12,882
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county11,215
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,667
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Randolph County41129.4%
Delaware County36326.0%
Blackford County27019.3%
Adams County18113.0%
Ohio (State)17212.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Delaware County59633.9%
Adams County42724.3%
Ohio (State)37321.2%
Wells County19911.3%
Randolph County1629.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over9,406100.0%
  Travel To Work8,97195.4%
    Car, Truck, or Van8,46890.0%
      Traveled Alone7,61180.9%
      Carpooled8579.1%
    Used Public Transportation480.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other4554.8%
  Worked At Home4354.6%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)20.1 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)28.8 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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