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Monroe 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 work81,323
Number of tax filers who work in the county91,431
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county75,151
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county16,280
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Lawrence County3,42832.8%
Greene County2,80626.8%
Owen County2,16720.7%
Morgan County1,10110.5%
Out of State9589.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marion County1,18630.2%
Martin County1,01125.7%
Out of State65016.5%
Lawrence County57114.5%
Owen County51013.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over69,908100.0%
  Travel To Work67,01795.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van57,10681.7%
      Traveled Alone50,65572.5%
      Carpooled6,4519.2%
    Used Public Transportation2,7273.9%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other7,18410.3%
  Worked At Home2,8914.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)18.7 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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