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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 work41,625
Number of tax filers who work in the county43,235
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county38,020
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county5,215
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)1,33532.3%
Fayette County85720.7%
Randolph County80219.4%
Union County59914.5%
Henry County54113.1%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Ohio (State)83935.2%
Henry County43018.1%
Marion County39616.6%
Out of State36915.5%
Fayette County34814.6%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2020
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over30,162100.0%
  Travel To Work28,70695.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van26,99489.5%
      Traveled Alone24,20080.2%
      Carpooled2,7949.3%
    Used Public Transportation1070.4%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other1,6055.3%
  Worked At Home1,4564.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)20.6 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)  
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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