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Vigo 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, 2013
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work63,017
Number of tax filers who work in the county72,192
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county59,881
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county12,311
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2013
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clay County2,72128.8%
Illinois2,00221.2%
Sullivan County1,87219.8%
Vermillion County1,79419.0%
Parke County1,06611.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2013
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clay County46924.3%
Illinois44923.2%
Vermillion County36518.9%
Marion County33817.5%
Out of State31116.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2013
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over45,925100.0%
  Travel To Work44,99498.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van42,17291.8%
      Traveled Alone38,65784.2%
      Carpooled3,5157.7%
    Used Public Transportation3110.7%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,5115.5%
  Worked At Home9312.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.9 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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