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Marion 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 work584,855
Number of tax filers who work in the county719,641
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county527,533
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county192,108
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Hamilton County56,98839.1%
Hendricks County34,09823.4%
Johnson County27,81219.1%
Hancock County15,43310.6%
Boone County11,5797.9%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Hamilton County16,53437.7%
Hendricks County11,60226.5%
Johnson County7,67317.5%
Out of State4,63610.6%
Boone County3,3787.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2020
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over461,418100.0%
  Travel To Work433,94694.0%
    Car, Truck, or Van412,06389.3%
      Traveled Alone369,75580.1%
      Carpooled42,3089.2%
    Used Public Transportation7,0951.5%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other14,7883.2%
  Worked At Home27,4726.0%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)23.8 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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