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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, 2017
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work17,369
Number of tax filers who work in the county13,118
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county12,149
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county969
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Orange County14125.5%
Clark County13624.6%
Harrison County10018.1%
Lawrence County9216.7%
Floyd County8315.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Clark County1,41536.1%
Kentucky1,00125.5%
Floyd County85621.8%
Scott County3609.2%
Out of State2877.3%
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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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