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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 work23,505
Number of tax filers who work in the county23,829
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county19,599
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,230
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Michigan1,56143.2%
Dekalb County83623.1%
Ohio (State)43712.1%
Allen County40811.3%
Lagrange County37210.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dekalb County1,16837.7%
Allen County93830.3%
Lagrange County41413.4%
Michigan3079.9%
Noble County2718.7%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2020
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over16,790100.0%
  Travel To Work16,17196.3%
    Car, Truck, or Van15,39291.7%
      Traveled Alone13,59180.9%
      Carpooled1,80110.7%
    Used Public Transportation240.1%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other7554.5%
  Worked At Home6193.7%
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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