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Washington 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, 2016
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work17,171
Number of tax filers who work in the county12,820
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county11,893
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county927
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Orange County13224.7%
Clark County12723.7%
Harrison County10018.7%
Lawrence County9117.0%
Scott County8515.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2016
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County1,44935.9%
Kentucky1,03125.5%
Floyd County88922.0%
Scott County3649.0%
Jackson County3037.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over11,731100.0%
  Travel To Work11,15695.1%
    Car, Truck, or Van10,90493.0%
      Traveled Alone9,62482.0%
      Carpooled1,28010.9%
    Used Public Transportation140.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other2382.0%
  Worked At Home5754.9%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)31.4 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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