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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 work4,824
Number of tax filers who work in the county3,287
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county2,801
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county486
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Fayette County15238.0%
Wayne County11428.5%
Franklin County6917.3%
Ohio (State)5012.5%
Out of State153.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)92749.8%
Wayne County61833.2%
Fayette County1608.6%
Franklin County814.4%
Out of State754.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over3,304100.0%
  Travel To Work3,17296.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van3,10493.9%
      Traveled Alone2,75683.4%
      Carpooled34810.5%
    Used Public Transportation20.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other662.0%
  Worked At Home1324.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)24.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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