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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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work17,487
Number of tax filers who work in the county14,759
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county11,718
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,041
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County1,41251.0%
Illinois65223.6%
Warrick County34012.3%
Out of State2077.5%
Gibson County1575.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County4,85787.3%
Gibson County3506.3%
Warrick County1492.7%
Out of State1252.2%
Illinois831.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over12,266100.0%
  Travel To Work11,83896.5%
    Car, Truck, or Van11,59094.5%
      Traveled Alone10,99289.6%
      Carpooled5984.9%
    Used Public Transportation00.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2482.0%
  Worked At Home4283.5%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)N/A  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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