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IDES offices will be closed Monday, May 27 for the federal holiday, but you can still certify and apply for benefits and access other online resources!  Please note that benefit payments may take longer to process during this time.  Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 28.

Commuting Patterns

County-to-county worker flow files and other related data (including the mode of transportation to work and the average length of time of a worker's commute) used in the Commuting Patterns data tables utilize 5-year estimates (2009-2013) from the American Community Survey (ACS).

Commuting Patterns - Illinois data tables (Excel)


Local Employment Dynamics​​ - Tools to access information about workforce and labor market conditions and quarterly workforce Indicators. Also generate maps and reports showing where workers live and work. At this time, these tools are not compatible with Internet Explorer version 10, but can be accessed using Chrome & other popular browsers.​