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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 work8,748
Number of tax filers who work in the county6,342
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county5,369
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county973
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Daviess County14825.4%
Gibson County13022.3%
Knox County11018.9%
Dubois County10718.4%
Marion County8815.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dubois County1,31345.9%
Gibson County66723.3%
Marion County37213.0%
Vanderburgh County29410.3%
Daviess County2157.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over5,870100.0%
  Travel To Work5,77098.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van5,67096.6%
      Traveled Alone5,04485.9%
      Carpooled62610.7%
    Used Public Transportation80.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other921.6%
  Worked At Home1001.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)25.2 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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