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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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work12,753
Number of tax filers who work in the county11,015
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county9,753
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county1,262
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Greene County37836.3%
Vigo County25724.7%
Knox County17316.6%
Illinois13012.5%
Clay County1029.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vigo County1,78567.7%
Knox County34913.2%
Greene County30911.7%
Out of State993.8%
Illinois963.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over8,009100.0%
  Travel To Work7,93899.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van7,75796.9%
      Traveled Alone7,01087.5%
      Carpooled7479.3%
    Used Public Transportation140.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1672.1%
  Worked At Home710.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)22.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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