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Jefferson 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, 2012
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work21,234
Number of tax filers who work in the county22,379
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,516
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,863
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2012
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County76931.4%
Kentucky63425.9%
Floyd County43417.7%
Scott County32613.3%
Jennings County28711.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2012
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky86546.4%
Clark County28415.2%
Jennings County25713.8%
Scott County23212.5%
Out of State22512.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2012
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over14,061100.0%
  Travel To Work13,67297.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van13,07893.0%
      Traveled Alone11,97185.1%
      Carpooled1,1077.9%
    Used Public Transportation330.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5614.0%
  Worked At Home3892.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)31.2 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates