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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, 2012
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work63,426
Number of tax filers who work in the county72,758
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county60,335
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county12,423
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2012
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clay County2,79029.0%
Illinois2,00220.8%
Sullivan County1,93320.1%
Vermillion County1,81218.8%
Parke County1,08311.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2012
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clay County47324.9%
Illinois40221.1%
Vermillion County37119.5%
Out of State33617.7%
Marion County32116.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2012
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over46,425100.0%
  Travel To Work45,57398.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van42,64291.9%
      Traveled Alone38,75183.5%
      Carpooled3,8918.4%
    Used Public Transportation2790.6%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,6525.7%
  Worked At Home8521.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)20.2 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)39.9 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates