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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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work5,734
Number of tax filers who work in the county4,226
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county3,734
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county492
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky14636.0%
Jefferson County11227.6%
Ohio County7518.5%
Ripley County379.1%
Dearborn County368.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky79148.4%
Dearborn County27717.0%
Jefferson County26916.5%
Ohio County1539.4%
Ohio (State)1448.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over4,310100.0%
  Travel To Work4,06694.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van3,96592.0%
      Traveled Alone3,40779.0%
      Carpooled55812.9%
    Used Public Transportation10.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1002.3%
  Worked At Home2445.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)37.4 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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