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Jennings 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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work17,516
Number of tax filers who work in the county14,290
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county12,629
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,661
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Jackson County41632.8%
Bartholomew County29323.1%
Jefferson County24018.9%
Ripley County16212.8%
Decatur County15712.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Bartholomew County2,23251.0%
Jackson County1,56235.7%
Jefferson County2565.8%
Decatur County1894.3%
Marion County1403.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over12,863100.0%
  Travel To Work12,47096.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van12,05593.7%
      Traveled Alone10,74983.6%
      Carpooled1,30610.2%
    Used Public Transportation550.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3602.8%
  Worked At Home3933.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)26.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)9.5 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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