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Lagrange 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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work24,756
Number of tax filers who work in the county23,248
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county19,123
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,125
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Michigan1,15932.7%
Noble County1,07730.4%
Elkhart County81222.9%
Steuben County36810.4%
Allen County1303.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Elkhart County3,16862.5%
Noble County80615.9%
Steuben County3997.9%
Allen County3526.9%
Michigan3436.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over15,347100.0%
  Travel To Work14,41693.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van12,13479.1%
      Traveled Alone7,99152.1%
      Carpooled4,14327.0%
    Used Public Transportation790.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,20314.4%
  Worked At Home9316.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.7 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)28.9 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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