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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 work5,853
Number of tax filers who work in the county4,365
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county3,834
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county531
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky13331.4%
Jefferson County12429.2%
Ohio County9121.5%
Dearborn County389.0%
Ripley County389.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Kentucky77946.9%
Dearborn County29717.9%
Jefferson County28417.1%
Ohio County1569.4%
Ohio (State)1468.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over4,261100.0%
  Travel To Work4,03594.7%
    Car, Truck, or Van3,94092.5%
      Traveled Alone3,51482.5%
      Carpooled42610.0%
    Used Public Transportation150.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other801.9%
  Worked At Home2265.3%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)35.9 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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