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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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work9,706
Number of tax filers who work in the county7,870
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county7,100
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county770
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vermillion County26746.2%
Vigo County13523.4%
Fountain County6911.9%
Clay County549.3%
Putnam County539.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County99647.5%
Vermillion County40019.1%
Montgomery County25412.1%
Putnam County23711.3%
Clay County21010.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over6,598100.0%
  Travel To Work6,34596.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van6,05991.8%
      Traveled Alone5,48883.2%
      Carpooled5718.7%
    Used Public Transportation360.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2503.8%
  Worked At Home2533.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)26.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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