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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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work115,623
Number of tax filers who work in the county135,717
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county106,447
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county29,270
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Warrick County14,49956.0%
Posey County4,78518.5%
Kentucky2,85911.0%
Gibson County2,73010.5%
Illinois1,0083.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Gibson County2,64532.7%
Warrick County2,34328.9%
Posey County1,34716.6%
Kentucky1,00612.4%
Out of State7549.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over85,329100.0%
  Travel To Work83,31597.6%
    Car, Truck, or Van79,20592.8%
      Traveled Alone72,58485.1%
      Carpooled6,6217.8%
    Used Public Transportation1,3881.6%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,7223.2%
  Worked At Home2,0142.4%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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