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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, 2014
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work63,381
Number of tax filers who work in the county72,340
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county60,307
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county12,033
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2014
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clay County2,58028.1%
Illinois2,07622.6%
Sullivan County1,77319.3%
Vermillion County1,72018.7%
Parke County1,04011.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2014
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clay County49425.0%
Illinois48024.3%
Vermillion County38519.5%
Out of State32616.5%
Marion County29014.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2014
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over46,517100.0%
  Travel To Work45,71998.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van42,84592.1%
      Traveled Alone39,08784.0%
      Carpooled3,7588.1%
    Used Public Transportation5161.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,3585.1%
  Worked At Home7981.7%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.7 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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