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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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work23,052
Number of tax filers who work in the county24,562
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county20,698
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,864
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Illinois1,48051.5%
Daviess County53718.7%
Sullivan County33111.5%
Out of State28710.0%
Gibson County2388.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Gibson County51032.5%
Daviess County44728.5%
Illinois28518.2%
Sullivan County16810.7%
Out of State15710.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over17,797100.0%
  Travel To Work17,53298.5%
    Car, Truck, or Van16,74494.1%
      Traveled Alone15,37486.4%
      Carpooled1,3707.7%
    Used Public Transportation650.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other7234.1%
  Worked At Home2651.5%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)18.4 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)32.2 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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