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Perry 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 work12,209
Number of tax filers who work in the county11,278
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,528
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,750
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky74049.4%
Spencer County55437.0%
Crawford County775.1%
Dubois County684.5%
Warrick County583.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dubois County94941.8%
Kentucky60326.5%
Spencer County50422.2%
Vanderburgh County1355.9%
Out of State823.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over8,272100.0%
  Travel To Work8,13998.4%
    Car, Truck, or Van8,00396.7%
      Traveled Alone7,07285.5%
      Carpooled93111.3%
    Used Public Transportation170.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1191.4%
  Worked At Home1331.6%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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