Access to jobs, housing, shopping drive county income trends


If you live in the Center Grove area, your weekly paycheck on average is about $400 higher than neighbors in Franklin.

But you also likely spend 10 minutes more commuting to work every day and have bigger mortgage payments, too.

Families living in northern Johnson County earn about $20,000 per year more than other parts of the county because they’re more likely to commute to higher-paying jobs in Indianapolis, according to an economist.

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