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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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work12,720
Number of tax filers who work in the county11,045
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,709
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,336
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Greene County41637.6%
Vigo County25122.7%
Knox County19918.0%
Illinois14413.0%
Clay County958.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County1,81169.1%
Knox County32812.5%
Greene County29011.1%
Illinois993.8%
Out of State923.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over8,109100.0%
  Travel To Work7,95598.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van7,75595.6%
      Traveled Alone7,18688.6%
      Carpooled5697.0%
    Used Public Transportation180.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1822.2%
  Worked At Home1541.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.7 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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