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Marshall 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 work31,334
Number of tax filers who work in the county30,403
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county25,474
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,929
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Starke County1,52937.8%
St Joseph County1,23130.4%
Fulton County56514.0%
Kosciusko County42010.4%
Elkhart County3007.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
St Joseph County2,13142.1%
Elkhart County1,52730.1%
Kosciusko County98619.5%
Starke County2124.2%
Fulton County2104.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over20,641100.0%
  Travel To Work20,06897.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van18,76190.9%
      Traveled Alone16,64480.6%
      Carpooled2,11710.3%
    Used Public Transportation490.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1,2586.1%
  Worked At Home5732.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)21.0 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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