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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 work23,471
Number of tax filers who work in the county25,211
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county21,198
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,013
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Illinois1,56952.5%
Daviess County53417.9%
Sullivan County32811.0%
Out of State30010.0%
Greene County2598.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Gibson County48131.6%
Daviess County42828.1%
Illinois25917.0%
Sullivan County19913.1%
Out of State15410.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over17,582100.0%
  Travel To Work17,20997.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van16,59594.4%
      Traveled Alone15,16586.3%
      Carpooled1,4308.1%
    Used Public Transportation340.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5803.3%
  Worked At Home3732.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)36.6 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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