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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, 2015
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work63,416
Number of tax filers who work in the county71,990
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county60,001
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county11,989
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clay County2,53728.0%
Illinois1,98922.0%
Sullivan County1,81120.0%
Vermillion County1,72319.0%
Parke County99611.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2015
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Illinois58326.6%
Clay County55125.2%
Out of State38217.4%
Vermillion County37417.1%
Marion County30013.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2015
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over46,340100.0%
  Travel To Work45,46798.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van42,84592.5%
      Traveled Alone38,86783.9%
      Carpooled3,9788.6%
    Used Public Transportation4441.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2,1784.7%
  Worked At Home8731.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)20.1 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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