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.

Workers
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

 

Commuters
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