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Noble 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 work31,129
Number of tax filers who work in the county28,040
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county23,273
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,767
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dekalb County1,20630.2%
Allen County1,15328.9%
Lagrange County70117.6%
Whitley County57914.5%
Kosciusko County3558.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Allen County2,10631.6%
Elkhart County1,62624.4%
Lagrange County1,29319.4%
Dekalb County98614.8%
Whitley County6649.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over22,301100.0%
  Travel To Work21,75897.6%
    Car, Truck, or Van21,04594.4%
      Traveled Alone18,73184.0%
      Carpooled2,31410.4%
    Used Public Transportation20.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other7113.2%
  Worked At Home5432.4%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)21.9 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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