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Lawrence 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 work30,507
Number of tax filers who work in the county26,689
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county23,972
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county2,717
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Monroe County57131.7%
Orange County55430.8%
Marion County38421.3%
Greene County1578.7%
Martin County1357.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Monroe County3,42863.3%
Martin County76614.1%
Orange County55410.2%
Marion County4498.3%
Jackson County2204.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over20,346100.0%
  Travel To Work19,75297.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van19,36595.2%
      Traveled Alone17,53286.2%
      Carpooled1,8339.0%
    Used Public Transportation240.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3631.8%
  Worked At Home5942.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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