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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 work21,505
Number of tax filers who work in the county23,445
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,629
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,816
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County1,13134.1%
Kentucky96129.0%
Floyd County62919.0%
Scott County3059.2%
Ripley County2868.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky80541.8%
Clark County37519.5%
Jennings County26013.5%
Out of State24812.9%
Scott County23812.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over14,004100.0%
  Travel To Work13,46796.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van12,88392.0%
      Traveled Alone11,63283.1%
      Carpooled1,2518.9%
    Used Public Transportation440.3%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5403.9%
  Worked At Home5373.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)52.5 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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