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Starke 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, 2019
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work14,548
Number of tax filers who work in the county10,285
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,454
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county831
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Pulaski County21833.9%
Marshall County18628.9%
LaPorte County11918.5%
Porter County8112.6%
Jasper County406.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Marshall County1,59541.5%
Porter County68617.8%
St Joseph County61115.9%
LaPorte County57615.0%
Pulaski County3779.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over9,581100.0%
  Travel To Work9,31797.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van9,15095.5%
      Traveled Alone8,00683.6%
      Carpooled1,14411.9%
    Used Public Transportation180.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1491.6%
  Worked At Home2642.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)29.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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