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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 work23,628
Number of tax filers who work in the county24,627
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county19,946
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county4,681
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Allen County1,16336.0%
Wells County72022.3%
Ohio (State)50915.8%
Jay County48114.9%
Out of State35511.0%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2019
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Allen County2,12364.5%
Wells County67920.6%
Ohio (State)1915.8%
Out of State1564.7%
Jay County1414.3%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2019
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over15,210100.0%
  Travel To Work14,48295.2%
    Car, Truck, or Van13,85691.1%
      Traveled Alone11,29874.3%
      Carpooled2,55816.8%
    Used Public Transportation1130.7%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other5133.4%
  Worked At Home7284.8%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)21.9 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)60.0 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

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