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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, 2014
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work12,725
Number of tax filers who work in the county11,155
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,773
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,382
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2014
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Greene County44038.6%
Vigo County25122.0%
Knox County19817.4%
Illinois14913.1%
Clay County1028.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2014
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County1,77368.7%
Knox County31912.4%
Greene County30811.9%
Out of State973.8%
Illinois833.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2014
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over7,943100.0%
  Travel To Work7,75897.7%
    Car, Truck, or Van7,52794.8%
      Traveled Alone6,94187.4%
      Carpooled5867.4%
    Used Public Transportation250.3%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2062.6%
  Worked At Home1852.3%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.7 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)6.4 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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