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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 work561,767
Number of tax filers who work in the county698,483
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county511,606
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county186,877
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Hamilton County54,89838.7%
Hendricks County33,40123.6%
Johnson County27,15019.2%
Hancock County15,17010.7%
Boone County11,1237.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Hamilton County15,13140.0%
Hendricks County9,81226.0%
Johnson County7,17519.0%
Out of State2,9287.7%
Boone County2,7457.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over429,101100.0%
  Travel To Work416,34197.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van393,06291.6%
      Traveled Alone351,53881.9%
      Carpooled41,5249.7%
    Used Public Transportation8,8242.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other14,4553.4%
  Worked At Home12,7603.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.1 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)45.1 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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