Based on Indiana IT-40 returns for tax year 2014 (the most recent year for which data is available), 11.2% of the Blackford County workforce commuted into the county to work, primarily from the neighboring counties of Delaware, Grant, Wells, and Jay.
Similarly, 22.2% of the Blackford County labor force traveled outside of the county to work, primarily going to those same neighboring counties.
|Number of people who live in Blackford County and work (implied resident labor force)||8,293|
|Number of people who live AND work in Blackford County||6,032|
|Total number of people who work in Blackford County (implied work force)||6,962|
|Number of people who live in Blackford County but work outside the county||2,261|
|Number of people who live in another county (or state) but work in Blackford County||930|
Source: Stats Indiana, Annual Commuting Trends Profile, Blackford County, Indiana