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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 work13,645
Number of tax filers who work in the county10,278
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,112
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,166
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Monroe County51051.9%
Greene County24224.6%
Morgan County10010.2%
Clay County727.3%
Putnam County585.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Monroe County2,16756.7%
Marion County69118.1%
Putnam County61716.1%
Morgan County1945.1%
Clay County1544.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over9,338100.0%
  Travel To Work9,08597.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van8,62792.4%
      Traveled Alone7,65382.0%
      Carpooled97410.4%
    Used Public Transportation1001.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other3583.8%
  Worked At Home2532.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)30.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)36.8 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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