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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, 2014
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work21,427
Number of tax filers who work in the county22,779
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,540
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,239
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2014
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County88130.6%
Kentucky84529.4%
Floyd County53718.7%
Scott County32611.3%
Jennings County29010.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2014
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky82842.4%
Clark County43522.3%
Jennings County26013.3%
Scott County22511.5%
Out of State20710.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2014
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over13,820100.0%
  Travel To Work13,28496.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van12,70791.9%
      Traveled Alone11,31681.9%
      Carpooled1,39110.1%
    Used Public Transportation510.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5263.8%
  Worked At Home5363.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.4 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)53.5 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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