Commuting Patterns

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, 2012

 

Number

       

Number of tax filers who live in county and work

14,465

       

Number of tax filers who work in the county

11,524

       

Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county

9,581

       

Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county

1,943

       

Source: Indiana Department of Revenue

Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2012

County

Number

Pct. Five County Total

Perry County

499

29.6%

Dubois County

443

26.3%

Warrick County

371

22.0%

Kentucky

237

14.1%

Vanderburgh County

136

8.1%

Source: Indiana Department of Revenue

Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2012

County

Number

Pct. Five County Total levitra canada online

Dubois County

1,514

34.6%

Vanderburgh County

919

21.0%

Kentucky

730

16.7%

Warrick County

654

15.0%

Perry County

556

12.7%

Source: Indiana Department of Revenue

Travel To Work in 2012

 

Number

Pct. Dist

Total Workers Age 16 and Over

9,760

100.0%

  Travel To Work

9,336

95.7%

    Car, Truck, or Van

9,120

93.4%

      Traveled Alone

8,238

84.4%

      Carpooled

882

9.0%

    Used Public Transportation

0

0.0%

 

  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other

216

2.2%

 

  Worked At Home

424

4.3%

 

Average Travel Time (Minutes)

26.4

 

 

Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes)

N/A

 

Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates

 

 

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