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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 work17,832
Number of tax filers who work in the county15,353
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county12,079
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,274
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County1,41347.3%
Illinois73124.5%
Out of State37012.4%
Warrick County31310.5%
Gibson County1625.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County4,87487.6%
Gibson County3406.1%
Warrick County1482.7%
Out of State1212.2%
Illinois781.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over11,974100.0%
  Travel To Work11,61697.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van11,42595.4%
      Traveled Alone10,63388.8%
      Carpooled7926.6%
    Used Public Transportation50.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1861.6%
  Worked At Home3583.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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