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Parke 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 work9,586
Number of tax filers who work in the county7,860
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county7,129
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county731
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vermillion County26547.2%
Vigo County13423.9%
Fountain County6110.9%
Putnam County519.1%
Clay County508.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County93247.7%
Vermillion County35918.4%
Putnam County23712.1%
Montgomery County23111.8%
Clay County1939.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over6,546100.0%
  Travel To Work6,28596.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van5,95591.0%
      Traveled Alone5,36982.0%
      Carpooled5869.0%
    Used Public Transportation310.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2994.6%
  Worked At Home2614.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)27.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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