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Sullivan 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, 2013
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work12,748
Number of tax filers who work in the county11,279
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,636
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,643
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2013
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Greene County46438.1%
Vigo County26421.7%
Knox County21517.7%
Illinois16713.7%
Clay County1078.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2013
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County1,87269.7%
Greene County33612.5%
Knox County31411.7%
Illinois923.4%
Out of State702.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2013
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over8,035100.0%
  Travel To Work7,80697.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van7,58294.4%
      Traveled Alone6,90585.9%
      Carpooled6778.4%
    Used Public Transportation80.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2162.7%
  Worked At Home2292.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates