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Steuben 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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work22,740
Number of tax filers who work in the county22,964
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county19,119
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county3,845
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Michigan1,39642.6%
Dekalb County76523.3%
Allen County37311.4%
Lagrange County37311.4%
Ohio (State)37211.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dekalb County1,16839.5%
Allen County85028.8%
Lagrange County37212.6%
Michigan30410.3%
Noble County2608.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over16,849100.0%
  Travel To Work16,22696.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van15,50692.0%
      Traveled Alone13,82282.0%
      Carpooled1,68410.0%
    Used Public Transportation330.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other6874.1%
  Worked At Home6233.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.0 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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