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Vanderburgh County, IN

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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 work115,733
Number of tax filers who work in the county135,934
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county106,986
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county28,948
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Warrick County14,56657.1%
Posey County4,87419.1%
Gibson County2,60610.2%
Kentucky2,4589.6%
Illinois9923.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Gibson County2,45731.9%
Warrick County2,23829.1%
Posey County1,41318.3%
Kentucky94812.3%
Out of State6468.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over85,026100.0%
  Travel To Work82,68597.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van78,71692.6%
      Traveled Alone72,20984.9%
      Carpooled6,5077.7%
    Used Public Transportation1,5211.8%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,4482.9%
  Worked At Home2,3412.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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