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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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work24,844
Number of tax filers who work in the county23,394
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county19,199
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,195
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Noble County1,19033.1%
Michigan1,12331.2%
Elkhart County77721.6%
Steuben County37210.3%
Allen County1363.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Elkhart County3,16963.3%
Noble County73414.7%
Michigan3807.6%
Steuben County3737.4%
Allen County3527.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over16,225100.0%
  Travel To Work15,36994.7%
    Car, Truck, or Van12,98680.0%
      Traveled Alone8,62853.2%
      Carpooled4,35826.9%
    Used Public Transportation390.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,34414.4%
  Worked At Home8565.3%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.9 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)40.8 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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