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Gibson 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, 2019
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work23,075
Number of tax filers who work in the county28,106
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county18,770
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county9,336
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County2,91139.6%
Illinois1,83124.9%
Warrick County1,24316.9%
Pike County73710.0%
Knox County6278.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Vanderburgh County2,78175.6%
Warrick County3248.8%
Knox County2206.0%
Out of State1875.1%
Posey County1654.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over16,344100.0%
  Travel To Work15,99997.9%
    Car, Truck, or Van15,48694.8%
      Traveled Alone14,45288.4%
      Carpooled1,0346.3%
    Used Public Transportation270.2%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other4863.0%
  Worked At Home3452.1%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)21.5 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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