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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, 2019
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work21,616
Number of tax filers who work in the county24,087
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,462
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county5,625
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County1,43834.8%
Kentucky1,17928.5%
Floyd County92622.4%
Scott County3057.4%
Ripley County2866.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky83539.2%
Clark County44320.8%
Jennings County31214.7%
Out of State27212.8%
Scott County26612.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over14,161100.0%
  Travel To Work13,57495.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van12,89691.1%
      Traveled Alone11,85783.7%
      Carpooled1,0397.3%
    Used Public Transportation170.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other6614.7%
  Worked At Home5874.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)24.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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