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, 2011
 Number
Number of tax filers who live in county and work4,118
Number of tax filers who work in the county3,360
Number of tax filers who live in county and work in county2,379
Number of tax filers who live out of the county and work in county981
Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties sending workers INTO county, 2011
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dearborn County30340.9%
Switzerland County19326.0%
Ohio (State)13818.6%
Ripley County679.0%
Franklin County405.4%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Commuting Patterns: Top five counties receiving workers FROM county, 2011
CountyNumberPct. Five County Total
Dearborn County68744.5%
Ohio (State)41126.6%
Kentucky26717.3%
Switzerland County946.1%
Out of State855.5%
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Source: Indiana Department of Revenue
Travel To Work in 2011
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Workers Age 16 and Over3,003100.0%
  Travel To Work2,89696.4%
    Car, Truck, or Van2,81793.8%
      Traveled Alone2,55184.9%
      Carpooled2668.9%
    Used Public Transportation00.0%
  Motorcycle, Bicycle, Walked, Other792.6%
  Worked At Home1073.6%
Average Travel Time (Minutes)31.3 
Average Travel Time using Public Transportation (Minutes) 2010N/A 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau & American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates