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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 work11,489
Number of tax filers who work in the county9,331
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county7,959
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,372
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Fayette County38338.2%
Henry County24924.9%
Franklin County12612.6%
Shelby County12612.6%
Decatur County11811.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Shelby County97633.1%
Marion County69923.7%
Decatur County58119.7%
Hancock County44415.0%
Henry County2528.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over7,576100.0%
  Travel To Work7,24195.6%
    Car, Truck, or Van7,13294.1%
      Traveled Alone6,55586.5%
      Carpooled5777.6%
    Used Public Transportation260.3%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other831.1%
  Worked At Home3354.4%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)27.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)46.0 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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