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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, 2013
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work21,275
Number of tax filers who work in the county22,356
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,490
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,866
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2013
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County71728.9%
Kentucky70128.2%
Floyd County45418.3%
Scott County32513.1%
Jennings County28611.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2013
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky83645.3%
Clark County34218.5%
Jennings County24613.3%
Scott County21611.7%
Out of State20711.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2013
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over14,003100.0%
  Travel To Work13,53396.6%
    Car, Truck, or Van13,00392.9%
      Traveled Alone11,86084.7%
      Carpooled1,1438.2%
    Used Public Transportation260.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5043.6%
  Worked At Home4703.4%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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