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Wayne 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 work41,443
Number of tax filers who work in the county42,914
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county37,972
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,942
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)1,27432.8%
Fayette County76619.7%
Randolph County75419.4%
Union County57314.8%
Henry County51213.2%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2017
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)76133.8%
Henry County43819.5%
Fayette County37316.6%
Out of State34515.3%
Marion County33214.8%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over28,621100.0%
  Travel To Work27,59096.4%
    Car, Truck, or Van25,90990.5%
      Traveled Alone23,84783.3%
      Carpooled2,0627.2%
    Used Public Transportation1200.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1,5615.5%
  Worked At Home1,0313.6%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)19.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)32.8 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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