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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 work13,327
Number of tax filers who work in the county12,683
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county11,047
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,636
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Randolph County42031.0%
Delaware County35926.5%
Blackford County23117.0%
Ohio (State)19714.5%
Adams County14911.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Delaware County59733.4%
Adams County48026.9%
Ohio (State)39722.2%
Wells County1689.4%
Randolph County1448.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over9,217100.0%
  Travel To Work8,67394.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van8,21789.2%
      Traveled Alone7,29879.2%
      Carpooled91910.0%
    Used Public Transportation510.6%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other4054.4%
  Worked At Home5445.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)29.4 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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