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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, 2012
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work12,857
Number of tax filers who work in the county11,457
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,714
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,743
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2012
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Greene County44436.0%
Vigo County27122.0%
Knox County21217.2%
Illinois18815.2%
Clay County1199.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2012
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County1,93369.8%
Knox County33412.1%
Greene County33011.9%
Illinois903.3%
Out of State812.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2012
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over8,150100.0%
  Travel To Work7,93497.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van7,64393.8%
      Traveled Alone6,88684.5%
      Carpooled7579.3%
    Used Public Transportation60.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2853.5%
  Worked At Home2162.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)24.9 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates