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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 work4,810
Number of tax filers who work in the county3,241
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county2,815
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county426
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Fayette County12735.4%
Wayne County10228.4%
Franklin County6818.9%
Ohio (State)4813.4%
Out of State143.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)95251.7%
Wayne County57331.1%
Fayette County1467.9%
Out of State874.7%
Franklin County844.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over3,378100.0%
  Travel To Work3,28697.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van3,18094.1%
      Traveled Alone2,78882.5%
      Carpooled39211.6%
    Used Public Transportation30.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1033.0%
  Worked At Home922.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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