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Marion 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 work568,598
Number of tax filers who work in the county703,936
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county516,183
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county187,753
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Hamilton County55,82738.9%
Hendricks County33,54123.4%
Johnson County27,40919.1%
Hancock County15,24110.6%
Boone County11,4938.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Hamilton County15,62839.1%
Hendricks County10,52526.4%
Johnson County7,04317.6%
Out of State3,4238.6%
Boone County3,3138.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over444,556100.0%
  Travel To Work430,15896.8%
    Car, Truck, or Van407,03991.6%
      Traveled Alone366,60982.5%
      Carpooled40,4309.1%
    Used Public Transportation8,3741.9%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other14,7453.3%
  Worked At Home14,3983.2%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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