Wayne County Economic Development Council

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Strong Incentives
Tax credits, abatements, grants, low-cost financing Foreign Trade Zone and more.

Business-Friendly Climate
Effective community and government partnerships locally and throughout Northeast Ohio.

Access to Markets
Central location with great ground, rail, water and air accessibility.

High Quality of Life
Small town hospitality and country living with big city opportunities.

Leading Ag-Bioscience Infrastructure
Premier research facilities and infrastructure.

Low Cost of Doing Business

Energy, labor and occupancy costs among the nation’s most affordable.

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A Safe and Secure Environment

The following table shows the major crime rates in Wayne County, Ohio for 2009 and 2010. The Percent Change column below shows an overall decreasing trend for most major crimes.

Not only is the average crime rate for Wayne County lower than most other places in USA, the security and protective services in Wayne County are doing a commendable job in keeping the crime rates low. This creates a secure environment for the residents of Wayne County. This low crime rate also protects the growth of local industries and businesses.

Crime Statistics for Wayne County, OH

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

Rate per 100,002009

Rate per 100,000
2010

Percent Change

Violent crime

331.9

315.2

-5.0

Murder/manslaughter

4.6

4.1

-9.6

Forcible rape

35.7

32.1

-10.1

Robbery

153.1

142.8

-6.7

Aggravated assault

138.5

136.2

-1.7

Property crime

3261.3

3245.2

-0.5

Burglary

901.1

923.3

+2.5

Larceny-theft

2163.9

2138.8

-1.2

Motor vehicle theft

196.3

183.1

-6.8


Source:
Crime in the United States 2010 
Department of Justice — Federal Bureau of Investigation 2009-2010

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